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The Number of the Day: 10,000

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Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is currently working with a team to place a 10,000-year clock within a remote Texas mountain. The finished clock will feature specially designed events that will be triggered on the 1, 10, 100, 1000 and 10,000 year anniversaries of the clock.


Related Fact: The time capsule buried at the 1939 World’s Fair in New York is not scheduled to be opened for another 4,928 years.


[Sources: Geekosystem and Weburbanist. See previous Numbers of the Day here. ]

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