Odd News Roundup: Internet Explorer gravestone goes viral in South Korea; Cycling-Team Emirates' Pogacar, Majka decide stage win with rock, paper, scissors

To commemorate its demise, he spent a month and 430,000 won ($330) designing and ordering a headstone with Explorer's "e" logo and the English epitaph: "He was a good tool to download other browsers." Cycling-Team Emirates' Pogacar, Majka decide stage win with rock, paper, scissors Stage four of the Tour of Slovenia was decided by a game of chance, as Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar finished second behind team mate Rafal Majka following a round of rock, paper, scissors to determine the victor.


Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 19-06-2022 18:37 IST | Created: 19-06-2022 18:31 IST
Odd News Roundup: Internet Explorer gravestone goes viral in South Korea; Cycling-Team Emirates' Pogacar, Majka decide stage win with rock, paper, scissors
Internet Explorer gravestone Image Credit: Reuters

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Internet Explorer gravestone goes viral in South Korea

For Jung Ki-young, a South Korean software engineer, Microsoft Corp's decision to retire its Internet Explorer web browser marked the end of a quarter-century love-hate relationship with the technology. To commemorate its demise, he spent a month and 430,000 won ($330) designing and ordering a headstone with Explorer's "e" logo and the English epitaph: "He was a good tool to download other browsers."

Cycling-Team Emirates' Pogacar, Majka decide stage win with rock, paper, scissors

Stage four of the Tour of Slovenia was decided by a game of chance, as Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar finished second behind teammate Rafal Majka following a round of rock, paper, scissors to determine the victor. Pogacar and Majka were in no danger of being caught after surging ahead with 5 km (3 miles) left, taking their hands off the handlebars in the final stretch to indulge in a quick game, with Majka's paper trumping Pogacar's rock.

(With inputs from agencies.)

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