10,000 Things That Didn't Exist When Tool Released '10,000 Days' | Revolver

10,000 Things That Didn't Exist When Tool Released '10,000 Days'

From Bitcoin to South Sudan

It's been a long-ass time since Tool dropped their last album, 10,000 Days — 12 years to be precise, long enough for Maynard James Keenan to be making Chinese Democracy cracks. Not quite 10,000 actual days (that would be a little over 27 years), but still a long-ass time. The band has finally started recording; in the meantime, a lot has changed in the past dozen years. Here are 10,000 things that did not exist back in April, 2006, when Tool's fourth full-length was a shiny new toy.

Mumble Rap
South Sudan
"Uptown Funk!"
Fidget Spinners
Code Orange
Saint West
North West
Chicago West
"Gangnam Style"
The Walking Dead TV series
Man-made God Particle (thanks Large Hadron Collider!)
Netflix online movie streaming
Tesla electric cars
"Avocado toast"
America's first black president
America's first reality TV president
Rick and also Morty
Justin Bieber's music career
The Alt-Right
Keeping Up With the Kardashians
"Hotline Bling"
"Hotline Bling" covers
Stranger Things
The Weeknd
Papa Emeritus
Pope Francis
League of Legends
Ronnie James Dio hologram
Angry Birds
Game of Thrones TV series
Ed Sheeran's cameo on Game of Thrones
858 outraged tweets about Ed Sheeran's cameo on Game of Thrones
Leggings as pants
Vegas Golden Knights
Star Wars: Episode VII
Emo Rap
Drill Music
Clout Rap
Health Goth
"Left Shark"
Ice Bucket Challenge
Condom Snorting Challenge
America Ninja Warrior
The planet Pluto (it was demoted to a "dwarf planet" in 2006)
Chinese Democracy
Drone racing
Carcass (broken up at the time, before they finally re-formed)
Godflesh (same)
At the Gates (same)
Faith No More (same)
My Bloody Valentine (same)
Slowdive (same)
New Kids on the Block (uh, same)
First Chicago Cubs World Series title in a century
First Philadelphia Eagles Superbowl title ever
Federal legalized same-sex marriage
5 Transformers movies
5 Motörhead albums (Kiss of DeathMotörizer, The Wörld Is Yours, Aftershock and Bad Magic)
29 U.S. states with legalized medical marijuana
62 episodes of Breaking Bad
92 episodes of Sons of Anarchy
570 episodes (and fucking counting) of American Idol
300 beefcake Spartan warriors in the movie 300
3,000 untrue or misleading statements Donald Trump made in his first 466 days in office, according to the Washington Post's Fact-Checker blog
5,000 ducks a Chinese farmer took for a walk in 2012, stopping traffic in the city of Taizhou and resulting in the amazing viral video below
= 10,000