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The Strange Origins Of Everyday Symbols

Have you ever wondered where the symbols for things we encounter every single day come from? You may be surprised to learn that the Bluetooth symbol comes from a Viking king, or that the power button symbol comes from the binary system used in World War II and is actually a combination of the numbers 1 and 0. Did you know that the USB symbol is based off of Neptune's trident? Neither did we. BuzzFeed explains it all in the clip below, so get ready to have your mind blown!

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