Of All The People In All The World, a traveling art exhibit in the UK, uses grains of rice to bring the large numbers behind world populations to the grasp of the average human being. In the exhibit, one grain of rice equals one person and those grains of rice are put together to represent all kind of statistics from the small (such as the number of people who have walked on the moon) to the large (the population of the United States as seen below).
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What happened to the radiation that's supposed to last thousands of years??
I’ve never claimed to have extensive knowledge of U.S. legislation throughout history, but it’s safe to say that I and most people I associate with are law-abiding citizens … or not.
" Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo " is a grammatically valid sentence in American English , used as an example of how homonyms and homophones can be used to create complicated linguistic constructs. It has been discussed in literature since 1972 when the sentence was used by William J. Rapaport , an associate professor at the University at Buffalo . [ 1 ] It was posted to Linguist List by Rapaport in 1992. [ 2 ] It was also featured in Steven Pinker 's 1994 book The Language Instinct as an example of a sentence that is "seemingly nonsensical" but grammatical.
Barn Cars A New York man retired. He wanted to use his retirement money wisely, and decided to buy a home and a few acres in Portugal.
By Jonathan Scott UPDATED: 08:07 GMT, 12 November 2010 A Nomadic tribesman of the San people strides across the hot Kalahari Desert — in the company of a cheetah he has helped to tame.
Hi, I'm Mitch Fincher and these pages are from a talk I gave while a Civil Engineering student at Texas Tech University.
This is a list of unusual deaths . This list includes unique or extremely rare circumstances of death recorded throughout history, noted as being unusual by multiple sources. Some of the deaths are mythological or are considered to be unsubstantiated by contemporary researchers.