Apple Myth?


“Apple Macs cannot get viruses.”


Ruling:
False. Apple user propaganda.

Analysis:
Apple Macs can get viruses, albeit less frequently than Microsoft Windows computers. Most tools, scripts, and codes used to create viruses are designed for Microsoft Windows because this is the most widely used operating system in the world. However, as Apple Macintosh computers gain market share and are used by more people, virus infections are becoming more common than they used to be.

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Apple-pie beds have nothing to do with either apples or pies. The expression comes from the French nappe pliee, meaning ‘folded cloth’.

English: Artist's illustration of an 'isolated...

Interpretation of an isolated neutron star

The word ‘apple’ derives from the name of the Roman town of Abella (now Avella) in Campania, Italy.

If you had a thimble full of a neutron star, it would weigh more than an average earth mountain.

Bees communicate with each other by dancing. They inform each other about resources around the hive. When given cocaine, they exaggerate about the amount of resources.

Russian astronauts who return safely to Earth are given an apple as a welcome-home present.

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