Trivia of the Day for Saturday

The highest ‘par’ sanctioned by the United States Golf Association is six.

The average U.S. high school graduate has a vocabulary of about 60,000 words.

The typical American family has 2-3 cars that each log in 15,000 miles per annum.

Each of the Space Shuttle’s solid rocket motors burned 5 tons (5,080 kilograms) of propellant per second, a total of 1.1 million pounds (500,000 kilograms) in 120 seconds. The speed of the gases exiting the nozzle was more than 6,000 miles (9,656 kilometers) per hour, about five times the speed of sound or three times the speed of a high-powered rifle bullet. The plume of flame ranged up to 500 feet (152 meters) long.

Every 45 seconds, a house catches fire in the United States.


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