Impressive Travel Facts


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1. A new study shows that orangutans plan travel routes ahead of time and share them with others before leaving, much like humans.
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2. Pain travels at a speed of 3,000 feet per second.
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3. If a car is travelling at 55 miles per hour it will travel 56 feet before the driver can shift his foot from the accelerator to the brake.
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4. The average person walks 639 miles per year—to travel that in a car would cost about $308.49.
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5. A sneeze travels out of your mouth at more than 100 mph
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6. If you sneeze while driving at 60 mph, you may travel 50 feet with your eyes closed, according to a study.
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7. Farts tend to travel at an average speed of 7 mph. #veryinterestingfact
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8. Only two people at KFC know the secret recipe of 11 herbs & spices and they are not allowed to travel together for security reasons.
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9. The fastest human made object is the Helios 2 space probe launched in 1976, and it is travelling at 43 miles a second.
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10. Light travels 18 million times faster than rain.
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11. Pain travels through the body at 350 feet per second.
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12. New Horizons is the fastest spacecraft ever launched, traveling up to 10 miles per second.
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13. Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane as a precaution!
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14. Traveling is good for you it promotes brain health and decreases your risk of heart attack and depression.
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15. On an average day, sloths will travel about 41 yards.
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16. The most commonly forgotten item for travelers is their toothbrush.
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17. 9/11 caused an extra 1600 people to die in automobile accidents, after they switched their travel plans from flying to driving.
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18. There is a travel agency that takes your stuffed animals on vacations around the world.
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19. Some species of eels travel up to 4,000 miles to breed, a journey which can take up to seven months.
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20. Travel. As much as you can. As far as you can. As long as you can. Life's not meant to be lived in one place.
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21. Sound travels nearly 5 times faster underwater than it does in the air.
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22. The popped cork from a champagne bottle travels as fast as 60 miles per hour and can cause some serious damage.
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23. Traveling is good for you - it promotes brain health and decreases your risk of heart attack and depression.
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24. Tsunamis ( tidal waves ) travel as fast as jet planes.
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25. Mackinac Island, MI has banned motorized vehicles for over a hundred years. Most travel by horse-drawn carriages or bikes.
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26. Sea horses mate for life, are completely faithful and travel together by holding on to each others tails.
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27. On a bicycle, you can travel three times faster than you can walk, for the same amount of energy.
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28. Some shrews are small enough to travel through tunnels made by worms
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29. People who tweet while traveling are more likely to use happy terms like 'lol' and 'haha' with more frequency than others, a study found.

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