Interesting facts about speed

An adult pig runs a kilometer in 5 minutes, not yielding to the speed of a person.

A polar bear can smell a person from 30 kilometers away, and can run at speeds up to 40 kilometers per hour.

The bumblebee flaps its wings 160 times per second.

The speed of thought (not proven) - 73, 500, 000 m / sec. (or the speed of propagation of information in a torsion field)

The sailfish, which is found in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean, can reach speeds of up to 100 kilometers per hour, holding the record for speed among fish.

The hummingbird's heart beats at a frequency of 615 beats per minute.

The speed of movement of the human sperm can reach 0.1 mm per second

The windiest place on Earth is Commonwealth Bay, located in Antarctica, where severe eddies blow at a speed of 240 km / h.

Ira Ivanchenko, a 16-year-old from Kiev, developed her reading speed to 163, 333 words per minute, fully assimilating the material she read, getting into the Guinness Book of Records.

The peregrine falcon develops the greatest speed among animals when it dives for prey. His record is 322 km / h.

The speed of a person's reaction to a visual stimulus is 0.1 - 0.3 seconds.

A flock of piranhas can eat a 200-pound pig in a few minutes.

The speed of light in a vacuum is approximately 300 thousand km / s (299 792 458 m / s), theoretically it cannot be overtaken.

The speed of a cork from a champagne bottle is approximately 40 km / h.

The predatory plant, pemphigus vulgaris, deals with its prey in half a millisecond.

Studies have shown that dogs determine the direction of a sound source in 0.06 seconds.

The slowest mammal is the three-toed sloth, its movement speed is about 2 m / m. In water and on land, it moves at the same speed, while significantly accelerating when climbing a tree.