ExtraTorrent has shut down permanently

Another useful site shutdown. With seemingly no explanation although with a subtle warning: Stay away from fake ExtraTorrent websites and clones.

Why is this happening? Who is behind this? Why shut down without an explanation? Did we not matter?

ET was indeed a place to be.

ExtraTorrent has shut down permanently
ExtraTorrent has shut down permanently

Home Internet Speed Test

My latest network check: 95.1Mbps download, 9.6Mbps upload. Via #GoogleOn

Speed test on Pixel using Google Wifi app connecting to Google Wifi device. 

Farewell Torrentz.eu 2003-2016

A sad day it was. The day I could no longer search. Dumbfounded, confused, I tried repeatedly and each time no results displayed. Something is clearly wrong and I was bothered. Only on the desperate last search did I see the words. So accustomed to seeing a list of results that on first view I didn’t bother to read. The brief and sweet send off read:

Torrentz will always love you. Farewell.

Search results returned a simple message:
Search results returned a simple message: Torrentz will always love you. Farewell.

Returning to the homepage it was clear that the message was there all along and I simply refused to believe it. Is it rational and mentally sane to cry over a website? I don’t care. I nearly did.

Torrentz was a free, fast and powerful meta-search engine combining results from dozens of search engines

Torrentz.eu shuts down
Torrentz.eu shuts down referring to itself in past tense on its homepage.

The site shut down a couple of days ago. And I’m still in shock.

Retired Crayola Colors with their Hexadecimal Color Codes

Retired Crayola colors and hex codes.
Picture of Wired magazine article of retired Crayola colors.

Green Blue (1949 – 1990)

Lemon Yellow (1949 – 1990)

Maize (1949 – 1990)

Orange Red (1949 – 1990)

Orange Yellow (1949 – 1990)

Violet Blue (1949 – 1990)

Blue Gray (1958-1990)

Raw Umber (1958-1990)

Mulberry (1958-2003)

Ultra Blue/Blizzard Blue (1972-2003)

Magic Mint (1990-2003)

Teal Blue (1990-2003)

Source: Wired, March 2012, pg. 32

Spam from Mexico to Brazil to Russia

Russian spam URL.
Screenshot of the URL of a link in Russian spam email.
Screenshot of Russian spam email.
Russian spam email.

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