The fastest bird is the peregrine falcon. It can fly at a speed of 168-217 miles per hour.
Langseth had the longest beard at a record length of 17 1/2 feet long!
When he died, his beard was given to the Smithsonian Institute.
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The deadliest disease was the pneumonic form of the Black Death of 1347-1351. It had death rate of 100%.
largest egg laid by a living bird is that of the North African Ostrich.
It is 6 to 8 inches in length and 4 to 6 inches in diameter. The
smallest is that of the hummingbird. It is less than 0.39 inches in
The hottest continent on earth is Africa, where a record high of 136.4 degrees F was once recorded.
is the coldest continent on earth, where a temperature of 126.9 degrees
F below zero was once recorded. Chicago is home to three of the five
tallest buildings in the world — the Sears Tower, Standard Oil
Building, and John Hancock Center.
The hottest place on earth is in Dallol, Ethiopia, which is a sizzling 94 degrees in the shade on a typical day!
Angel Falls in Venezuela is 20 times taller than Niagara Falls.
The blue whale is the largest animal that ever lived (it could reach 100 feet long and weight up to 150 tons!)
Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points in a basketball game in 1962, when he played for the Philadelphia Warriors.
The longest bout of hiccups lasted 69 years!
The longest conga to this date included 119,986 people.
The smallest cat is the Singapuras and weighs only 4 pounds.
The longest movie made lasts 85 hours and is fittingly titled "The Cure for Insomnia."