Rasmus Lerdorf, the creator of PHP, belongs to Greenland! He had originally made the scripting language to manage his personal web site (hence, the original name, “Personal Home Page”). PHP grew organically and has become the most popular server-side scripting language on the web.
The first use of an "emoticon" is credited to an article in Reader's Digest May 1967 issue. However, the "smiley emoticon" was first used on the Carnegie Mellon message board by Scott Fahlman on September 19, 1982. [more...]