Jeff Bezos incorporated Amazon.com as “Cadabra” on 5th July 1995. The company’s name was later changed to Amazon.com, after the South-American river, when Bezos released that cadabra sounded similar to cadaver.
In 2011, Hayastan Shakarian, a 75 year old woman from Georgia, the country in Eurasia and not the US state, was looking for copper to sell as scrap. She accidentally chopped the fibre optic cables and cut off Internet services to her country and the neighbour, Armenia. When caught Hayastan pleaded her innocence saying she hasn't even heard of the Internet. [more...]