This just has to be nominated: Tiny copper waffle squares inside computer
The reason I like this question because it's innocent (in the way we describe unknown objects), it's concisely well written, not terribly complicated, and something I think a wide audience of blog readers would be interested in.
Why are hex editors called binary editors?
Hex and binary are two different bases. Hex, in my understanding, is
simply an easier to use and more convenient version of binary.
However, I often hear that hex editors are binary editors. If you
search for "binary editor" on Google, you get hex editors.
I had always wondered the difference between a ...
Keys all switched on keyboard
My friend/enemy switched the keys on my keyboard as an April fool's joke. When I press Y, Z appears on the screen. Some keys work like b, x, g, i, d, and a few more. Also, when I press ctrl, it returns Enter. Even the function keys are switched!!
I called a technician and even he wasn't able to detect the issue and told me ...
Probably not a top contender, but I want to recognize Where is the Longest String - an excel function question asked by Gary's Student who has an Excel silver badge here and more than one excel-related gold badges on stackoverflow.
The answer was posted by Scott Craner who has an Excel silver badge and multiple bronzes on stackoverflow.
Gary shows the idea ...