3. Oxford University is older than the Aztecs.
4. Will Smith is now older than Uncle Phil was at the beginning of "The Fresh Prince."
The guidance computer from the Apollo 11 mission ran at 1.024 MHz, about 1/6th of the processing power of a TI-83 calculator. One is used by students to play Tetris, the other took humans to the moon.
7. The oldest living person's birth is closer to the signing of the Constitution than present day.
8. John Tyler, America's 10th President, has two living grandchildren.
16. Harvard University was founded before calculus was derived.
19. There was more time between the Stegosaurus and the Tyrannosaurus Rex than between the Tyrannosaurus Rex and you.
21. There are whales alive today who were born before Moby Dick was written.
22. If the history of Earth were compressed to a single year, modern humans would appear on December 31st at about 11:58pm.
This brilliant comic by artist XKCD is called Frequency. It’s one thing to talk about time...it’s another thing to feel it.
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