publication date: Monday, June 26, 2017 (part of Summer 2017)

category: Internet

clue: My homepage has not earned nearly as many dollars as his.

explanation: In 2005, Tew created the "Million Dollar Homepage" to fund his college education, in which he sold space on a web page for $1 per pixel. The page became a viral hit and sold all of its one million pixels within months. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Jesse King, and Elaine Beckland


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