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Sharks can live up to 100 years

Tiger Shark

Sharks can live up to 100 years. Read More »

Roy Sullivan – A man who has been struck by ligtning 7 times

Roy Cleveland Sullivan

Roy Cleveland¬†Sullivan is recognized by Guinness World Records as the person struck by lightning more recorded times than any other human being. Sullivan (February 7, 1912 – September 28, 1983) was a U.S. park ranger in Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. Sullivan was hit by lightning on seven different occasions and survived all of them between 1942 and 1977. For ... Read More »

To completely drain the average human of blood

Blood

It would take 1,200,000 mosquitoes, each sucking once, to completely drain the average human of blood. Read More »

Wind reached 371 km/h on Mount Washington

MT Washington wind

In 1934, a gust of wind reached 371 km/h on Mount Washington in New Hampshire, USA. The now second highest surface wind speed ever officially recorded is 372 km/h (231 mph; 103 m/s) at the Mount Washington (New Hampshire) Observatory : 6,288 ft -1917 metres above sea – level in the US on 12 April 1934, using a heated anemometer. ... Read More »

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