Thursday, December 3, 2009

Mile high snow

You would need 63,360 inches of snow to equal a mile high snowfall. This is 5,280 feet.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Walk around the Earth

If you can walk around the Earth near the equator (approximately 24,900 miles) at 3 mph average speed, you would need 8,300 hours to circle the Earth. This is 346 days.

Sound in water

Sound travels faster in water than it does in the air.

Same letters

The word "silent" contains the same exact letters as the word "listen".