I witnessed an interesting situation which is more academic in nature as opposed to needing troubleshooting. Basically, I noticed I can open a domain site called pokerstars.net, but, I can not ping to this site. Logically, one would expect that an inability to ping to a site would indicate a problem because data packets are not being send and received to that particular domain. However, the page loads fine within Internet Explorer. With that said, I am wondering how that is possible.
Any explanations or shared thoughts to this post will be appreciated.