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)
#1164B4

Lemon Yellow (1949 – 1990)
#FFF44F

Maize (1949 – 1990)
#EDD190

Orange Red (1949 – 1990)
#FF2828

Orange Yellow (1949 – 1990)
#F3D568

Violet Blue (1949 – 1990)
#324AB2

Blue Gray (1958-1990)
#324AB2

Raw Umber (1958-1990)
#714B23

Mulberry (1958-2003)
#C54B8C

Ultra Blue/Blizzard Blue (1972-2003)
#ACE5EE

Magic Mint (1990-2003)
#AAF0D1

Teal Blue (1990-2003)
#18A7B5

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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