Speed: did you knows

  1. 1 nautical knot equates to 1.852 Kph (1.150 mph) 
  2. Your tongue is the fastest healing part of your body 
  3. A dolphins top speed is 60kmh (37mph) 
  4. A sharks top speed is 70kmh (44mph) 
  5. Sound travels 4.3 times faster through water than in air 
  6. The first train reached a top speed of only 8 kmh (5 mph) 
  7. A honeybee’s top speed is 24kph (15mph) 
  8. A cheetahs top speed is 114kph (70mph) 
  9. Bull’s can run faster uphill than down 
  10. To crack a whip the tip must be travelling faster than the speed of sound 
  11. A car travelling at 80kph (50mph) uses half its fuel to overcome wind resistance 
  12. Women heart beat faster than men 
  13. Greyhounds can reach speeds of up to 67kph (42mph) 
  14. Fleas can accelerate 50 times faster than a space shuttle 
  15. Sound travels 15 times faster through steel than air 
  16. A hippopotamus can run faster than a man 
  17. Elephants can run up to 40kmh (25mph) 
  18. An ostriches can outrun a horse 
  19. Squirrels can climb trees faster than they can run on the ground 
  20. The greyhound is the fastest dog and can reach speeds of up to 72kph (45mph) 


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