I now love seeing “This webpage is not available” in Google Chrome.

It’s not often one likes to see error messages in their web browser. However, I welcomed the day I started to see “This webpage is not available” while using Google Chrome.


It is simple. I added a HOSTS file to my Macbook that essentially blocks out ad sites. If a web page requests content from a host listed within this HOSTS file, it simply refuses to download that content. This saves download time and prevents your brain from being polluted by useless propaganda.

Want to try it yourself? Check out these sites: