In all fairness, the domains they used to give were rather obscure, long-winded and almost impossible to remember. Worse, the the page designs weren't good. However, people still used them and they were popular as local homepages. Hard to believe, but Yahoo bought GeoCities for over $3 billion (yes, billion) in 1999 - ten years ago.
Now the service is going to close so anyone with an existing GeoCities account will have to move the service to another hosting service, such as the paid-for Yahoo hosting service.
So-called ghost galaxies aren't necessarily small but can be difficult to detect due to their very low star power
Ironically, solar panels installed in the colder north are the most affected by hot spots
The Mars Opportunity rover captured the images on its 5,000th day on the Red Planet
The galaxy is losing its hydrogen and the ability to form new stars