Except for the Eiffel Tower that was officially opened on 31 March 1889, nothing else really happened on this day in history. So, we decided to make it the Official Fun Fact Day at Junk Mail! Here is a list of the 10 Fastest things in the world!
1. World’s fastest man: Usain Bolt
Usain Bolt covered a distance of 100 metres in 9.58 seconds during the 2008 Olympics. According to this record, his average speed is 37.58 km/h!
2. World’s fastest land animal: Cheetah
The Cheetah can run up to 120 km/h! The Cheetah can also accelerate from 0 – 96.6 km/h in just 3 seconds!
3. World’s Fastest Bird: Peregrine Falcon
This bird can reach a top speed of 389 km/h!
4. World’s Fastest Fish: Sailfish
This fish can swim at a speed of 110 km/h!
5. World’s Fastest car: Hennessey Venom GT
The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport car is currently ranked as the world’s fastest car. It can touch a maximum speed of 435 km/h.
6. World’s fastest snake: Black Mamba
Black Mamba is not only the fastest snake in the world but also one of the most venomous snakes. This aggressive snake can reach the speed of about 20 km/h.
7. World’s fastest manned aircraft: Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird is currently the fastest manned aircraft since 37 years. It touched the airspeed of 2193.2 km/h on 28 July 1976!
8. World’s fastest helicopter: Sikorsky X2
This helicopter flew at the amazing speed of 481 km/h. Sadly, it is now retired.
9. World’s fastest rollercoaster: Formula Rossa
Formula Rossa is installed in Ferrari World Park, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is currently the fastest roller coaster of the world with the maximum speed of 240 km/h.
World’s fastest growing plant: Bamboo
A certain species of bamboo i.e., general 45 is currently the fastest growing plant in the world. It can grow up to 31 inches per day (0.00003 km/h).