RANDOM TIDS & BITS- Wed 2/06/19

The correct pronunciation of Mount Everest is “eev-rist.”  It’s named after Sir George Everest, a surveyor from Wales, and that’s how his last name was pronounced. 

Major League Baseball has managed to buy the domain names for all of its teams except three. Giants.com is owned by the New York Giants football team . . . Rays.com is owned by a restaurant in Seattle . . . and Twins.com is owned by a set of twins in California who refuse to sell it for any price.

There are 550,000 miles of cables under the ocean that power the Internet.