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SEO Consulting Company, has built a fantastic info-graphic on why Google Plus is set to win Facebook. Interesting to see their perspective.

Aperture Sciencewas founded in 1953 by Cave Johnson for the sole purpose of making shower curtains for the U.S. military. However, after becoming mentally unstable from mercury poisoning in 1978, Johnson created a “three tier” research and development plan to make his organization successful.

The first two tiers, the “Heimlich Counter-Maneuver” and the “Take-A-Wish Foundation” (parodies of the Heimlich Maneuver and the “Make-a-Wish Foundation” respectively), were commercial failures and led to an investigation of the company by the U.S. Senate. However, when the investigative committee heard of the success of the third tier, a “man-sized ad-hoc quantum tunnel through physical space with possible applications as a shower curtain”, they recessed permanently and gave Aperture Science an open-ended contract to continue their

A punched card, punch card, IBM card, or Hollerith card is a piece of stiff paper that contains digital information represented by the presence or absence of holes in predefined positions. Now an obsolete recording medium, punched cards were widely used throughout the 19th century for controlling textile looms and in the late 19th and early 20th century for operating fairground organs and related instruments. They were used through the 20th century in unit record machines for input, processing, and data storage. Early digital computers used punched cards, often prepared using keypunch machines, as the primary medium for input of both computer programs and data. Some voting machines use punched cards.