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How much time do you spend waiting for stuff to load?
Not as much time as animator Raphael Vangelis took to put together this video, that’s for sure.
The two-minute long video sees 30 different and familiar loading screens playing in stop motion.
You’ll probably recognise the Windows, Google and Facebook ones, including some that’ll make you pause wondering why they look so familiar.
Nothing on the Earth’s solid surface is static because all land is moving very slowly due to continental drift. This very slow movement affects everything around you in the same way so you can’t tell it is happening, unless you are able to very accurately measure where on the Earth’s surface you are.
The Australian continent, perched on the planet’s fastest moving tectonic plate, is drifting at about seven centimetres a year to the northeast. This is taking features marked on our maps out of…
Long-distance travel is an ordeal at the best of times, so you can imagine the world’s longest commercial non-stop flight ain’t for the faint-hearted.
Qatar Airways has completed its first non-stop flight from Qatar’s Doha to New Zealand’s Auckland, with its Boeing 777-200LR touching down early Monday, after 16 hours and 20 minutes in the air.
Aware that the trip was a landmark occasion, passengers where keen to document the experience on social media. It’s like being there IRL, but without…