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11 mind-boggling facts about time

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7. We can all experience a time warp

Time does not pass at the same speed for everyone. Is time all in your mind?

An old car skids, sending gravel flying into the air and hanging motionless.time decelerate to almost a standstill At that moment, you react and jump for safety. In this situation, Stress can speed up the brain’s internal processing, allowing it to cope with life-or-death situations..

Brain diseases such as epilepsy and stroke can also cause temporary tricks of the mind. speed up or stop time. Some people, like athletes, can train their brains to create time warps on demand. surfer catching waves At the perfect moment unstoppable soccer player.

Time seems to be a fragile illusion. In a moment, we may find ourselves in an altered reality.

read more: of The man who saw time stand still.

8. When the clocks change for daylight saving time, we have one builder to thank (or blame).

Changing your clock to summer to take full advantage of the long daylight hours at high latitudes is not acceptable to everyone. But whether we like it or not, we have some stalwart British campaigners to thank. If it weren’t for a builder named William Willett, his quarter of the world, including the United States, might never have introduced daylight saving time.

After Willett’s success in persuading political leaders, Britain underwent reforms during World War I. The move was made due to coal shortages, with longer daylight hours reducing the need for coal power to keep lights on. This was such an effective idea that during World War II, Britain went one step further and adopted double summer time, temporarily running two full hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time, to save industrial costs.

read more: of The architect who changed the way the world measures time.

9. You aren’t actually living in the present.

When you read these words, you can easily guess that it is “now”. But that’s not the case.

Consider the simple act of looking at the person across the table who is speaking to you. The confirmation that they are moving their lips reaches our eyes before we hear their voices (because light travels faster than sound), but our brains synchronize them to match.

And that’s not even the strangest thing about time. According to the laws of physics, it is possible for the flow to flow backwards in some cases. Philosopher Katie Robertson explains the dizzying implications of all this in the video below.

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