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music by http://www.youtube.com/JakeChudnow
and from http://www.audionetwork.com/

My instagram: http://instagram.com/electricpants

Big thanks to https://www.youtube.com/user/Vihart
and https://www.youtube.com/user/minutephysics
for help with this journey.

Human biomass volume: http://eesmyal.com/2012/02/human-cube/

spit facts: http://www.livescience.com/32208-how-much-spit-does-a-person-produce.html

LEGOs: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2013/10/23/lego-movie-peek-will-ferrell/2918385/

sand calculation: http://www.hawaii.edu/suremath/jsand.html

sun in different wavelengths gif: http://imgur.com/gallery/H4IhGCg

Sun image: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sunearth/news/light-wavelengths.html

totally neat minutephysics video on the observable universe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NU2t5zlxQQ

AWESOME and relevant numberphile video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GEebx72-qs

Does MATH exist? PBS Idea Channel VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbNymweHW4E

Our universe by the numbers: http://www.physicsoftheuniverse.com/numbers.html

Galaxy visuals: http://workshop.chromeexperiments.com/stars/

reddit thread on reductionist counts: http://www.reddit.com/r/DebateReligion/comments/xqjl7/to_nonreductionists_how_many_things_are_there/

How big is the Universe:

http://scienceblogs.com/startswithabang/2012/07/18/how-big-is-the-entire-universe/
[PDF] http://cosmos.phy.tufts.edu/~zirbel/ast21/sciam/IsSpaceFinite.pdf
http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/22390/would-one-actually-find-their-doppleganger-in-a-googolplex-universe
http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/seuforum/faq.htm
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/physics/2012/10/how-large-is-the-observable-universe/

particles in the universe: http://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/1631/total-number-of-subatomic-particles-in-the-universe-are-they-finite-assuming

Possible thought links:

http://www.scottaaronson.com/writings/finite.html
http://www.eubios.info/EJ132/ej132g.htm
http://eprints.aston.ac.uk/355/1/NCRG_92_001.pdf

THINGING: http://philosophyisnotaluxury.com/2011/03/02/to-thing-a-new-verb/

average sentence length: http://strainindex.wordpress.com/2008/07/28/the-average-sentence-length/

relavant wikipedia links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Everything
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nothing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Object_(philosophy)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Planck_length
http://www.reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive/comments/1oetkk/eli5_why_is_a_planck_length_the_smallest_possible/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bremermann%27s_limit
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orders_of_magnitude_(data)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heat_death_of_the_universe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Observable_universe
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_Model

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