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In 1969 there were 82 attempted aircraft
The highest recorded car mileage is 3
029 685 km (1 882 559 miles) for a 1966 Volvo P-1800S owned by Irvin
Gordon of the USA, up until April 2001. He bought the car in 1966
and used to make a daily 201 km (124 miles) round trip to work.
When the female wall spider dies, she
is eaten by her babies.
The average person speaks 123 205 750
words in their lifetime.
Eric Moussambani of Equatorial Guinea
clocked the slowest-ever recorded time in Olympic history for the
100 metre frestlye, with a time of 1 minute 53 seconds at the Sydney
Games on 19 September 2000. His time was over seven seconds slower
than the gold-winning time for the men's 200 metre freestyle. Eric
had only learnerd to swim nine months previously to the games.
A cat has three eyelids on each eye.
An average person eats 5 272 apples in
The highest ever speed achieved on a
bicylce is 268 km/h (166 mph) by Fred Rompelberg of the Netherlands
at Bonneville Satl Flats, utah, USA, on 3 October 1995. he was towed
until he reached 80 km/h (50 mph) and then continued under his own
power, protected by the slip-streaming effect of the vehicle driving
ahead of him.
The average person eats 10 866 carrots
in their lifetime.
A clam has 35 eyes and they are all blue.