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Proof You Have Absolutely No Concept of Time [Science]

Source: YouTube
When it comes to long stretches of time, humans have a hard time visualizing it. A thousand years, a million years, it's all just numbers. Fortunately, Buzzfeed put together this little video to show exactly how wrong you are. How long ago was Cleopatra born? How long have humans been around relative to the universe? The answers may surprise you.
[Via YouTube]

Did this surprise you? What other facts about time can you share?

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  1. Yeah according to that Cosmos guy humans have been around like 14 seconds or something.

  2. I try explaining this concept to my students all the time. More often than not, it doesn't really sink in. I think I may be borrowing this video :)

  3. I didn't know this about Pluto and wow on that 1 minute equivalent for humans.

  4. We're just a blip on the radar.
    And it may be another century before the Cubs win again.

  5. The Cubs winning the World Series again will be the best thing since sliced bread!


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