November 26, 2013 |
In: Facts, Interesting
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James Lipton is 86 years old!
Macaulay Culkin is the same age as Ryan Gosling
Adele is only one year older than Taylor Swift
Samuel L. Jackson is 64 years old
Demetri Martin is 40 years old
Will Smith is now older than Uncle Phil was at the start of ‘The Fresh Prince’
A “moment” was actually a medieval unit of time that equaled 90 seconds
And being gone in a “jiffy” means roughly 1/100 of a second
The Ottoman Empire still existed the last time the Chicago Cubs won a world series
Between the time it was discovered and the time it was unclassified as a planet, Pluto did not even complete one revolution around the sun
The Great Pyramid was built circa 2560 B.C…..
….and Cleopatra lived 69 B.C. to 30 B.C……
…..which means Cleopatra lived closer to the moon landing than she did to the building of the Great Pyramid.
Speaking of pyramids, they were as old to the Romans as the Romans are to us
The difference in time between a Tyrannosaurus Rex and a Stegosaurus is greater than the difference in time between the T-Rex and now.
In 1903 the Wright brothers flew for the first time…..
….38 years later, in 1941, the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor….
…..and 28 years later WE LANDED ON THE MOON
If the life of the earth were compressed into 24 hours, humans would appear just a minute before midnight
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