No, this is unless you start surfing again and history starts accumilating. The history will only show when there are sites you have visited. If you have not visited any pages it will show you a blank area of where the page history is to be listed.
No, but Google can. Did you see on the news where Google has been tracking our Internet activity. Yikes! I've Googled some weird topics to answer questions on Ask. Are the thought police coming to get us?