Friday, October 06, 2006

Relativity - part I

Einstein's theory of relativity loosely states that distance and time depend on the observer, and that time and space are perceived differently, depending on the observer...
  • A single road lane in Montreal is actually a double lane in Belgium.
  • Bilingual labels increases grocery time from 30 minutes in Montreal to 2 hours in Belgium.
  • The same store purchases in Montreal will fit in 10 bags compared to 2 in Belgium.
  • The Toyota Yaris is considered a big car in Belgium.
  • After one hour, the Montrealer will have traveled as far as Laval, the Belgian will be in Paris.

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