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Time since the end of the Cambrian geologic period (485 million y) is 400 thousand x Time since the birth of al-Kindi (1,220 y)
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Longest ever discus throw (74.1 m)
If this was a standard unit ...
Yes, there's now a book based on these numbers. Oxford University Press: July 2018.
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