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    Fast Facts: Nov. 17

    A penguin with a 6-inch stride can run as fast as an average man.

    Columbus traveled at an average speed of 2.8 mph on his first voyage across the sea.

    Water can flow through a plant at 4 mph.

    The speed of a roller coaster increases an average of 10 mph when it’s raining.

    Giant oil takers get about 31 feet per gallon.

    Flying fish “”fly”” at 40 mph.

    Top speed of a chicken at full gallop: 9 mph.

    When you pop a champagne cork, it can travel as fast as 100 mph.

    Average speed of a golf ball in flight during the PGA tour: 160 mph.

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