The idea of the "Slowest Story Ever Told," is one of the most innovative but ridiculous ideas I’ve ever heard. The idea behind it is a story that reads itself to you (meaning you can’t cheat). While all that sounds nifty, the catch is that the story is hidden beneath ink layers of Opium’s Infinity issue.
The nine-word story will be revealed word by word until the story is completed. Each word is covered in a thicker ink layer than the one before it.
"The ink is designed to break down as it is exposed to ultraviolet light and if Keats’ calculations are correct this will occur at a rate of one word per century," PSFK explains.
The total reading time of the magazine cover amounts to an entire millennium (so don’t ever count on knowing what it says).
Once again, both amazingly interesting but a little crazy.
Magic Magazine Messages
More Stats +/-
Future Festival & Malcolm Gladwell - Early Bird Deadline
Animated Magazine Covers
Controversial Magazine Covers
Leather Magazine Covers
Misleading Magazine Covers
Free 2018 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.