27 Facts That Will Shatter Your Perception Of Time

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.

Take for example ...

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CRACKED COM Trilobites lived on Earth for about 270 million years. That's longer than the time spent between the very first dinosaur and the present.

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THE LAST CIVIL WAR WIDOW DIED IN 2008 Maudie Hopkins wasn't alive during the Civil War, but her (much older) husband fought for the Confederacy. She n

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CRACKEDOON People who fought in the American Civil War... ... were still alive by the time of World War II.

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Ralph Macchio, who played The Karate Kid's Daniel LaRusso, is older now... Than Pat Morita was when he played Daniel's wise sensei, Mr. Miyagi. CRACKE

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Will Smith is now older than James Avery (Uncle Phil) was at the beginning of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

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27 Facts That Will Shatter Your Perception Of Time

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CRACKED COM THE MATRIX IS AS OLD TODAY... AS TRON WAS WHEN THE MATRIX WAS RELEASED.

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Ever wonder why flies have such great reaction timES? It's because they see in slow motion. The perceived speed of time is determined by species. Gene

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27 Facts That Will Shatter Your Perception Of Time

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WHAT IF W-E TOLD yOu THERE ARE ADULTS out THERE WITH CHILDREN OF THEIR OWN WHO HADN'T BEEN BORN WHEN THESE EPISODES FIRST AIRED? DW YEP, THES-E ALL CA

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Peonie of the Wee dyf comremo Jor M is omotiinticne ransan tity prevrede estabhs a omdaen domrti insure Pautiniy, inckel and our By the time the Secon

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JAN FEB MAR APR As the universe is estimated to be 13 BILLION over years old, if this time period is represented by a cosmic calendar, with the Big Ba

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During her time as the longest- reigning monarch in British history, Queen Elizabeth ll has witnessed the United States change Presidents 11 times. Wi

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AE When Johannes Gutenberg introduced the printing press with moveable type to Europe, the Roman Empire was still around. (and would continue to be fo

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Contemporary artist RACHEL SUSSMAN has developed a project called 'THE OLDEST LIVING THINGS IN THE WORLD' where she photographs continuously living or

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WHY DOES TIME SEEM TO GO BY FASTER THE OLDER WE GET? SEVERAL HYPOTHESES HAVE BEEN ADVANCED TO ACCOUNT FOR THIS. ONE OF THE MORE POPULAR VIEWS IS THE O

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Seconds Are Actually Slowing Down! Ever felt like mere seconds were taking forever? Well, time is actually slowing down. This is because the Earth's r

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AlL the Brady kids are now older than Ann B. Davis was when she played their housekeeper.

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CRACKEDCON MARK HAMILL was older when he reprised his iconic role of LUKE SKYWALKER for 2015's STAR WARS THE FORCE AWAKENS ALEC than GUINNESS was in h

CRACKEDcO COM UBS The last time the Chicago Cubs won the World Series (1908) the Ottoman Empire still existed. ay

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CRACKEDCO The oldest tree alive in the world started to root in Sweden 9550 years ago when humankind was starting to figure out how seeds work...

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CRACKED CON When Cleopatra was born... the pyramids were already older than Cleopatra's reign is to us.

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The United States is arguably the biggest power in the world today; pretty good for such a short-lived empire. With only 240 years of independence, th

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OXFORD UNIVERSITY IS OLDER THAN THE AZTEC EMPIRE e The construction of Tenochtitlan on Lake Texcoco in 1325 marks the beginning of the Aztec civilizat

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Happy CRACKED DAYS debuted in 1974, and celebrated life in the Fifties... ONLY TWO DECADES EARLIER THAN IT AIRED. A similar show today would be set du

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World War II 1939-1945 SEND IN THE BATMAN 1939 - CRACKED CON

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What do these things have in common? Nintendo They ALL Began In 1889 STREET WALL JOURNAL CRAGKED

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