Have you ever seen how dominoes line up to make all sorts of things to trigger? Just like that, the ‘Domino Effect’ is when something small happens and it sets off a set of chain reactions that will eventually lead to change something monumental.
There are a large number of very big events of the world that have started its chain of reactions, starting from a very simple matter. For example, it is said that WW-I happened due to a disagreement over a sandwich. So, this process that makes a micro-event leading to something big becomes very interesting to know.
TikTok user Haythamj has recently posted a video for his followers to share some of the ‘Domino Effects’ they know. A lot of interesting theories and stories ended up being submitted. This person, as he said to Bored Panda, has been collecting and making videos about these sort of odd topics from a young age.
So, we have collected some of these ‘Domino Effects’ which were submitted in response to Haythamj‘s video and more. Scroll down to see if you have already heard of them. Please feel free to share and discuss what you feel about these items listed below and upvote your favorite pick out of the lot to the top of the list.
A mechanism was make to suck out the moisture in a printing press to make newspapers more neat and dry. It led to the invention of the air conditioning which were installed in movie theatres mainly. With Star Wars becoming a very popular movie, Ronald Regan said that he was fighting the 'evil empire'. Because the movie theatres were visited by so many people thanks to the air conditioning. The candidate sounded very cool and he had more of an attraction in the presidential elections.
Matt Groening was called in to James L. Brooks to discuss his comic; 'Life In Hell'. Being afraid thinking he will end up loosing rights. He sketched the characters and a story of the Simpsons instead at the very lobby. It has then become the longest running show in America for 30 years!
He was a vendor with his cart when he got arrested with his products in Sidi Bouzid, 2010. On his release he went to complaint about this unjust arrest and demanded his things back. All of his appeals fell on deaf ears. He later set himself on fire, which led to peaceful protests being attacked by the law enforcement. Bouazizi later died due to his burns. These events led to; Tunisian Revolution
Syrian Civil War
Libyan Civil War
Fall of Gaddafi
Unrest in the middle east, proxy wars, power vacuums
Election of Trump
Brexit and many more.
Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake performed at half time in 2004 Super bowl. A costume malfunction exposed Janet's breast during their performance. 3 people tried to find the footage later and was unable to find it on the internet. Then they had the idea to create a platform for video streaming. A year later, YouTube was born.
All the writers on the American writers-guild went on strike for 4 months in 2007. This led to the birth of things that were not scripted, such as; reality TV, talk shows etc. Donald Trump hosted a very successful program 'The Celebrity Apprentice'. This made him a very popular host that boosted his popularity that was a huge factor when her chose to run for the office.
The band My Chemical Romance was made when the 9/11 was witnessed. That inspired the Twilight saga which inspired the series of 50 shades, which was made into a movie. Dakota Johnson, who was starring in the movie made the powerful statement that shook the entire show saying, "Actually, that's not the truth, Ellen".