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  1. Mister Rogers once used an egg timer and simply let it run for sixty seconds on a television broadcast—in order to demonstrate how long a minute is. Unlike most TV made for kids, "Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood" was deliberately slow and contemplative.

  2. Phantom traffic jams (queues of traffic not caused by vehicle collisions or roadworks) are the result of a single driver braking suddenly, causing each successive car to break to a greater degree, creating a wave of stopped or slowed traffic.

  3. At a time when Saudi women were not allowed to drive, Queen Elizabeth II (an avid driver) took King Abdullah for a ride in the royal Land Rover at her Balmoral estate, driving so fast that he implored his translator to tell her to slow down and concentrate on the road.

  4. Modern cruise control was developed by an engineer frustrated by his lawyer who kept speeding up and slowing down the car as he talked

  5. When you splash water on your face, your body instantly begins to prepare your body for free diving, slowing your heart rate and pulling blood into vital organs in what scientist call “the master switch of life”

  6. The slow movement, which advocates a cultural shift toward slowing down life's pace, and "doing everything as well as possible, instead of as fast as possible." It began with a protest against the opening of a McDonald's in Rome in 1986. "It’s about quality over quantity in everything."

  7. In 1999, Harvard physicist Lene Hau was able to slow down light to 17 meters per second and in 2001, was able to stop light completely.

  8. Slow eaters were 42% less likely to be overweight or obese than fast eaters. Even normal-speed eaters had a 29% lower risk of being overweight

  9. Research reveals slow left lane drivers are spiking accident rates. Slowing down and changing lanes multiple times can be far more dangerous than speeding, causing almost 10 percent of highway accidents. Some drivers are misguided in believing they are keeping people safer by slowing traffic

  10. The US had slow average internet speed compared to the rest of the world due to (2) main things: (1) the expense of replacing old wire technologies and (2) their is no law yet stating that ISPs have to update their wiring

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slowed fact data chart about I compared Google trends of "iPhone is slow" with the releas
I compared Google trends of "iPhone is slow" with the release dates of new iOS versions and iPhone models including their end of support. (Inspired by u/Ctstiffler2871)

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Some source of radio waves is causing my WiFi to slow down ~100% every 10 seconds, like clockwork, on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz. This is a plot of pings over time.

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Your heart rate slows when your face touches water; this is called the mammalian diving reflex.

Physicist Lene Hau, who in 1999 led a team at Harvard University that was able to slow down a beam of light to 38mph and in 2001 they successfully stopped a beam of light.

The Pearl Harbor memorial development had slowed to a halt, only for Elvis to jump in and contribute 50,000 dollars through his "Aloha from Hawaii" benefit concert.

Toxoplasmosis Gondii, a brain parasite spread through cat feces, which slows rats, and causes attraction to cats. This parasite is transmissible to humans, and can cause humans to excessively care for cats. Also, infected female humans(&rats) are more likely to find infected males attractive.

Chipmunks and other small rodents have fast reaction time because they process light faster. They see the world in slow motion.

Italy fined Apple and Samsung €10m and €3m respectively for releasing software updates which deliberately slowed down their phones, thus encouraging new purchases

Microsoft tried to monopolize the early web browser market by making it difficult to install other web browsers and slowing down Windows if Internet Explorer was uninstalled.

Our walking speed is affected by whom we’re with: men’s pace slows down by an average of 7% when walking w/ female partners they’re interested in; women walking together move the slowest; & men walking w/ male friends moved at speeds faster than either man’s preferred walking speed.

that Fred Rogers' (Mr. Rogers) slow speaking style was based on science that showed maximum comprehension for children

The most relaxing song in the world is Weightless by Marconi Union. In collaboration with the British Academy of Sound Therapy, the carefully arranged harmonies, rhythms and bass lines help to slow the heart rate, reduce blood pressure and lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol.

The three gorges dam in China holds back so much water it slows the rotation of the earth slightly. - fact check

The Three Gorges Dam in China is so massive it has slowed the rotation of the Earth

Princeton students did vastly better on a series of "trick" math questions when the questions were printed in a small font and a washed-out gray print. The difficulty of reading the questions slowed them down enough to make them think carefully about the answers.

The slow-motion footage of the forest chase scene in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows was produced by one of the Slow Mo Guys

Our walking speed is affected by whom we’re with: men’s pace slows down by an average of 7% when walking w/ female partners they’re interested in; women walking together move the slowest; & men walking w/ male friends moved at speeds faster than either man’s preferred walking speed.

As we age, we perceive time faster because "adulthood is accompanied by fewer and fewer memorable events" (firsts), our biological clocks slows down along with a few other affecting factors

The PO-2 is the only biplane with a documented kill of a jet fighter by making it slow down so much it crashed.

Smoke Detectors mostly chirp in the dead of night because the chemical reaction in batteries slows down when the air get's colder thus tripping the detectors low battery detector.

About 10 Blockbuster stores remain open, mostly in Alaska thanks to freezing weather and expensive, slow Wi-Fi.

Every time Pac-Man eats a regular dot, he stops moving for one frame (1/60th of a second), slowing his progress by roughly ten percent—just enough for a following ghost to overtake him.

The speed of a hairy frogfish’s bite is the result of a vacuum in its mouth that can suck in its prey in just 1/6000th of a second. It’s so fast that even slow-motion video struggles to capture it. It has the fastest bite in the animal kingdom. - fact check

After filming ELF, Will Ferrell gave James Caan the GODFATHER trilogy with a note saying "Great working with you. The first one is a little bit slow, but the second two are really good."

Babies have an innate swimming reflex where they hold their breath and slow their heart rate in water until they are 6 months old.

Jams are made from fruit, while jellies are made from juice. Preserves have chunks of fruit, conserves have dried fruit or nuts, and marmalades have peel and pulp. Fruit butters are slow cooked to a smooth consistency.

Our walking speed is affected by whom we’re with. On average, women walking together move the slowest, men slow down 7% when walking with female partners they’re interested in, and men walking with male friends move at speeds faster than either man’s preferred walking speed.

Slowed infographics

slowed fact infographic about See the slow decline of South Park on IMDB
See the slow decline of South Park on IMDB

slowed fact infographic about Wonder Woman: slow and steady wins the race!
Wonder Woman: slow and steady wins the race!