25 Unbelievable And Shocking Facts About The World Today

The world changes pretty quickly, especially these days. It wasn’t always this way though. The rate of change is much faster than it used to be. This is partly due to numerous factors. Ever since the renaissance there has been a relatively rapid pace of cultural and technological advancements. It was only accelerated by things like the Industrial Revolution and now the Digital Revolution. We went from stabbing each other with bayonets to walking on the moon in less than a century. The pace of advancement is somewhat startling. Never has a successive generation lived in such a different world from their parents. And this is the source of our list today.

The 20th century feels like just yesterday (depending on who you are). However, the world is phenomenally different than it used to be. The internet has really taken hold of society. Smart phones are everywhere. Our jobs are far more digitalized. TV is no longer as big of a thing. Pluto isn’t actually a planet. And dinosaurs are still around! What on Earth? This isn’t the world we were born into. But hey, that’s the way it is. These are 25 Unbelievable And Shocking Facts About The World Today!

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You don't go to the library to read the books; you go there to use the computers

You don't go to the library to read the books, you go there to use the computersImage: wikipedia
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Pluto isn't a planet.

Pluto isn't a planetImage: wikipedia, Source: wikipedia
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Robots can take your job.

Robots can take your jobImage: wikipedia, Source: reddit
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Being able to write cursive doesn't matter.

Being able to write cursive doesn't matterImage: wikipedia, Source: reddit

Take that English teacher!

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Watching home videos of other peoples' cats is an acceptable use of time.

Watching home videos of other people's cats is an acceptable use of timeImage: wikipedia, Source: 9gag


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