Time Facts Generator

  • [Time fact 1] Comet West (also known as "The Great Comet") may not return for at least another 6.5 million years, according to an estimation.


  • [Time fact 2] In Tokyo, at 5pm, in a lot of places, an instrumental version of ‘Yuyaku Koyake’, a Japanese children’s folk song dating back to 1919, plays over loud speakers every day to let children know that playtime is over and it’s time to go home.


  • [Time fact 3] In medieval years, an hour was divided into 4 puncta (quarter-hours), 10 minuta, or 40 momenta. So if you asked someone to "wait a moment", turns out that you really asked them to wait for about 90 seconds.


  • [Time fact 4] Mr. Rogers made Friday the 13th less scary for children by naming the puppet who ruled the Neighborhood of Make-Believe “King Friday XIII (13th)” and regardless of the month or frequency, every Friday the 13th was celebrated as King Friday’s birthday.


  • [Time fact 5] A moment was a medieval unit of time. The movement of a shadow on a sundial covered 40 moments in a solar hour, a twelfth of the period between sunrise and sun. Although the length of a moment in modern seconds was therefore not fixed, on average, a moment corresponded to 90 seconds.


  • [Time fact 6] The Bootstrap Paradox is a time travel paradox in which an object or information can exist without ever being created. The object or piece of information is sent back in time where it is retrieved to become the very object or piece of information that was brought back in the beginning.


  • [Time fact 7] 30 years ago, you had 15-17 minutes to escape a house fire. Nowadays you only have 3-5 minutes (due to more plastics and petroleum-based products in the house as well as more open floor plans, bigger rooms, and higher ceilings).


  • [Time fact 8] Timeless physics is a controversial view that time, as we perceive it, does not exist as anything other than an illusion. Arguably we have no evidence of the past other than our memory of it, and no evidence of the future other than our belief in it.


  • [Time fact 9] At one of Tokyo's busiest train stations, a rail line was converted from an above-ground line into a subway. There were zero service interruptions. The lowering of the rail line's tracks into its subway position was done in one night, during its normal service off hours lasting ~4 hours.


  • [Time fact 10] Friday the 13th is the most common day of the week for the 13th to fall on.


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This time facts generator can generate some interesting time facts for free. These time facts can help you learn some new knowledge and know more about time.

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