It's really a highly variable amount of time. This list is to to help @andersun understand the term "hot minute" after he learned about it in this list THINGS FOR WHICH I AM KNOWN
  1. Ships can cross oceans.
  2. Wheat fields can be planted, grown and harvested.
  3. Goat-related baseball curses can end.
  4. Election cycles can reach devastating conclusions.
  5. The wisemen can travel from the East to visit the baby Jesus.
  6. A pearl can grow inside a clam.
  7. @justjills can write 300 lists.
    Even though no one is able to count anymore. I'll know this is my 300th list.