Shocking Fact #10

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Fastest Bird Vs. Fastest Car

This amazing bird, the Peregrine Falcon, can fly at speeds up to 273 MPH. This hardcore savage has a diet of other birds. Source

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On the other hand, this is the Hennessey Venom GT, the world’s most recent, fastest 2 seat sports car ,which tops at 270 MPH. It can be purchased for 1.25 million dollars. Source

 

 

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Shocking Fact #8

In the year 1233, Pope Gregory IX associated cats with devil worship, leading to people rounding up all neighborhood cats, and beating them to death. After this happened, the sudden lack of cats to keep infectious rat populations in check in Europe led to rampant spread of disease, causing the famous outbreak of the Bubonic Plaque or “Black Death” many years later to kill 100 million people. So the witch hunts were actually a relatively tiny effect of the popularization of the belief in witches and their familiars.

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Shocking Fact #3

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Komodo Dragon

These rare freaks of nature weigh 300 pounds and are up to 10 feet long, and eat up to 80% of their body weight in one meal. Some of their favorite foods are water buffalo and humans. Strangely, not a lot of pets…

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