We live our lives online. The recent COVID-19 Pandemic has fuelled what was already a sustained trend. The average person now spends an incredible 145 minutes a day online. The ubiquity of the Web is all but complete. But what about its origins? Just how old is the World Wide Web?

In the year 1770, the explorer Samuel Hearne was tramping through the snow and bitter cold near Great Slave Lake, in what would become the North West Territory, Canada. He looked up in the sky to see a shimmering and dancing curtain of green and yellow, high in the black sky. Today this spectacle is known as the Northern Lights.

After only a month since going live, former President Donald Trump has called time on his blog. Trump's senior aide, Jason Miller said the blog has been shut down and will not be returning.