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On the left you can see the first photograph ever taken in 1826 . On the right is a cat who accidentally took a picture of itself in 2013 . it was estimated that during 2014 humans will take 880 Billion photos , but get this , 10% of the photos ever taken were shot during the last 12 months
In May 1977 Star wars came out . The last execution took place September 10th of the same year
They we’re teaching at Oxford in 1096 and by 1249 the University was officially founded . The Aztec civilization as we know it only began at 1325
James Avery was 45 years old when he started the show , Will Smith is now slightly older 45
In 1903 the Wright Brothers successfully flew a plane for 59 seconds , 38 years later , Japanese used flight to crush on ships in Perl harbor and only 28 years after that , Apollo 11 landed on the moon in 1969
The Guidance computer from the Apollo 11 mission run at 1.024 MHz which is about 1/6th of a processing power of a TI-83 calculator , on one hand kids use it to play Tetris , The other took humans to the moon
Misao Okawa was born in 1898 which is 116 years ago . The constitution was signed in 1787 , her life is closer to the historic event than today is
John Tyler was the president of the United Stats from 1841 to 1845 a full 20 years before Abraham Lincoln . Surprisingly he has two grandchildren who still lives today .
A small population of mammoths survived until 1650 BC . by that point , Egypt was halfway through its empire and the Giza Pyramids were already 1000 years old
The great migration began across america the same year the first fax machine was invented by Alexander Bain in 1843
The Stegosaurus lived 150 million years ago, while the T-Rex lived only 65 million years ago. Practically yesterday
Betty White was born in 1922 , while bread did existed prior , it was not in a pre-sliced form . Otto Frederick Rohwedder invented the sliced bread in 1928
When Turkey became an independent nation , Harry , Albert , Sam and Jack Warner opened their first theater , the Casade in New Castle , Pennsylvania 1903
Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel, stated that over the history of computing, the number of transistors on circuits doubles approximately every two years. Moore’s Law has held true for over 40 years and successfully predicted our incredible advancement in mobile technology
Harvard was founded in 1636 . It’s the oldest higher education institution in the US . Calculus wasn’t even derived until later in the 17th century
In 1968, the world population was 3,557,000,000. Today, the world population is 7,217,000,000 and grows by over 200,000 daily
We are all living at least 80 milliseconds in the past , David Eagleman believes that our consciousness lags behind actual events and that when you think an event occurs, it has already happened before your brain has a chance to create a cohesive picture of the world
The human race has lived on Earth for only 0.004% of the planet’s history
This awesome comic by Randall Munroe called XKCD makes you really think about time , Although we tried to masure it , track it , define it since the dawn of civilization . it’s facts like these the show us how inaccurate our perception can be and how much we have yet to learn about the fourth dimension
Some of the bowhead whales living off the coast of Alaska are well over 200 years old. They were born well before Moby Dick was written in 1851
There is no need to expand on this subject other than to say that Women started voting in the US in 1920
On the left picture , Larisa Latinya wins gold for the USSR in 1956 . On the right , McKayla MAroney wins gold for the US in 2012
On the left, Larisa Latinya wins gold for the USSR in 1956. On the right, McKayla Maroney wins gold for the US in 2012.