The quietest place on Earth is an acoustics and architecture test facility in Minnesota. The -9 decibel level is overwhelming because you can easily hear your own heartbeat, breathing, and stomach gurgles. Most people can’t last 20 minutes and are very confused when they leave. Source
All those light and fluffy-looking clouds you see in the sky actually weigh millions of pounds. The water droplets inside can weigh more than 500 tons, but they’re able to float because the air below them is even heavier. Source
Before you could open that folder of images on your memory card, contact sheets were the only way to review a bunch of photographs you just took.
In Hollywood’s golden days, directors had on-set photographers capturing candid images for those iconic movie posters. Author Karina Longworth collected a ton of old contact sheets from some of Hollywood’s most legendary films.
Andrew Wakefield, the doctor who claimed there was a link between autism and vaccines, changed the data of his research and falsified his documents to prove his theory. He was banned from practicing medicine and labeled an “elaborate fraud” in 2010. Source