Insane Historical Facts That Will Forever Change Your Perception Of Time
Time is usually referred to as the fourth dimension. Time is the measure of events from past through present.
It is also a very perplex concept in which even the brightest of minds fret over understanding it. Time is such an embedded idea ingrained in our everyday lives; our birth certificates are even time stamped.
It comes as no surprise that we even lose or distort the perception of time. Here are some historical facts to put it all into perspective.
1. Cleopatra lived closer to the building of Pizza Hut than the pyramids
The Great Pyramid was built cerca 2560 BC, while Cleopatra lived around 30 BC. The first Pizza Hut opened in 1958, which is about 500 years closer.
2. Every two minutes, we take as many photos as all of humanity took during the 1800s
On the left is the first photograph ever taken (1826), View from the Window at Le Gras by French inventor Joseph Nicéphore Niépce.
On the right is a cat who accidentally took a picture of itself (2013). It’s estimated that in 2014, humans will take 880 billion photos (not including cats). In fact, 10% of all the photos ever taken were taken in the past 12 months.