It’s scary how quickly small children figure out how to use digital technology. For some parents, by the time their kid hits seven, they’ve become the most tech-savvy person in the house.

But all techy tykes have to start somewhere. So when the three-year-old child of New Yorker writer Even Osnos couldn’t figure out the password to his iPad, they wouldn't stop trying.

Look, when you wanna watch see Curious George, it can't wait.


Unfortunately, the repeated failed attempts locked Osnos out of his iPad for over 25,000,000 minutes, that's 48 years. By the time he could unlock it, the iPad wouldn't probably be obsolete.

Osnos was locked out of his iPad for so long because Apple has a security feature on the device that kicks in whenever an incorrect password is entered. After each failed attempt, the lock-out time gets longer.

That kid must have been banging on that iPad for hours.

After Osnos' appeal for advice, the folks of Twitter delivered, although not all of it was sensible and some chimed in with unsolicited parenting advice.

Three days later, Osnos bit the bullet and performed a system restore on his iPad, deleting all of the information stored on the device. Hopefully, he was backed up to the cloud.

via Lady A / Twitter and Whittlz / Flickr

In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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