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Max The Magnificent
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re: Video: "Our Story" – History of the world in just two minutes!
Max The Magnificent   1/31/2013 5:17:03 PM
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Well Duh! :-) Assuming 4.6 billion years, then if you had 1 sec for every million years the while thing would take 4600 seconds = more than 76 minutes ... and having just 1 sec for the last million years wouldn't be much use...

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MemoryLeak   1/31/2013 3:26:55 PM
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Time was scaled in an extremely nonlinear fashion.

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Bijay_Maniari   1/28/2013 1:49:56 PM
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This is a remarkable piece of work.

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David Ashton   1/27/2013 10:07:20 PM
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Not quite the same thing, but I always thought about doing something to Billy Joel's "We didn't start the fire" - you have a ready made subject list - but inevitably someone has already: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jR-A4QFHZBA Not quite how I would have done it but there are others as well and I haven't watched many yet. Just put "We didn't start the fire" into You Tube and there are tons of them.

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David Ashton   1/26/2013 5:00:50 AM
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if you single step thru it, there are quite a few "iconic" photographs - Time / Newsweek cover type stuff - Kent state, the girl in the road in Vietnam, etc. If everyone included everything they wanted, it would run a lot more than 2 minutes! I'd guess they made it so annoyingly fast to make you go back later and look at it again in more detail.

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Max The Magnificent   1/25/2013 5:55:38 PM
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It's amazing what they managed to squeeze in -- if you added something from one religion you'd get folks saying "but what about..." The best thing about this is that it makes you think what YOU would include / exclude if you were doing your own version...

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Max The Magnificent   1/25/2013 5:53:04 PM
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I agree -- this "fair takes your breath away" as they say

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LJL1   1/25/2013 12:46:16 PM
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The Beetles, but no Ten Commandments? I love the Beetles, but...

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David Ashton   1/25/2013 8:56:21 AM
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Works in IE8 too, thanks again.

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David Ashton   1/25/2013 2:04:55 AM
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Thanks for that Garcia, I'll try that when I get home. I usually use IE but I also have Chrome.

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