Time is a funny thing. For as much as we rely on it for, well, everything -- we still have a hard time grasping the concept of it. And we aren't just talking about losing track of an hour or two because you're working hard or having a good time. No, we're talking about literally losing track of decades or longer because our brains apparently can't quite grasp the magnitude of timespans.

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