16 Small Things With Big Impacts


You've heard of the butterfly effect, right? I mean, beyond the title of that Ashton Kutcher movie. It's the saying/theory regarding how the small movement of a butterfly's wings, over time, can grow and turn into a giant, raging tornado. Now, none if this is 100% based in fact, but you get the concept, right? Small events, little movements, tiny inventions, and slight changes can evolve into fundamental changes in our day-to-day lives. Sometimes to the point that we can forget a time that occurred before that small detail spawned.

Without a high college student, modern surgery would never exist. If it weren't for a piece of duct tape, the Watergate Scandal would have never been uncovered. No matter which side of the gun debate you land on, the right for an American citizen to own a gun depended on a single, solitary comma.

Learn more details about these and other small things that led to giant consequences.

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Pikaia lived during the Middle Cambrian around 500 million years ago and is believed to be the earliest known chordate. Its primitive notochord, a rod

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