Friday, June 29, 2007

Putting Billion into Prespective

A billion is a difficult number to comprehend, but one advertising agency did a
good job of putting that figure into some perspective in one of its
  • A billion seconds ago it was 1959.
  • A billion minutes ago Jesus was alive.
  • A billion hours ago our ancestors were living in the Stone Age.
  • A billion days ago no-one walked on the earth on two feet.

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