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Our Story in Two Minutes

 

A Time Capsule History

(VIRAL VIDEO)

 

Skippy Massey
Humboldt Sentinel

 

Here’s a fascinating video made by Joe Bush, a 19-year old film student as part of a project for his video productions
class.

Joe gathered hundreds of images from all over the Internet and mashed them up to form a 2-minute dramatic video depicting the history of mankind.

Traveling through time highlighting Earth’s events in chronological order, it starts with the formation of the universe, the evolution of man, and fast forwards to the mostly American present day– followed by glimpses of our predicted future on a small and fragile planet.

We’ve come a long way in 650 million years.  Let’s hope we can last the next hundred.

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This clip is suitable for the full-screen setting.  If you’re curious, the song is ‘Mind Heist’ by Zach Hemsey from the Inception soundtrack.

(Our appreciation to local media guy Jim Hight tipping us off)

 

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2 Responses to “Our Story in Two Minutes”

  1. Winter S says:

    What an interesting mashup. well done, what a bright guy he was putting this altogether. I liked it but it was fairly quick. You cant really put all our history down n two minutes, now can you? I hope we do last on the planet considering how were destroying it as we plod along.

  2. Brian says:

    Some good points there. And in two minutes! Good music 2.

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