Daily Poll: 9 Word Story Takes 1,000 Years to Read


The new cover of Opium magazine’s “Infinity” issue features a nine word story that will take approximately 1,000 years to read. Why? Each word is covered with a specific amount of ink that will slowly deteriorate with exposure to ultraviolet light.

One century per word. It’s like the opposite of a blog.

Jonathan Keats, the conceptual artist behind the story, says that he’s “interested in exploring deep time… Like most people, I live my life in a rush, consuming media on the run.” We’re wondering what you think.


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