10 Amazing And Shocking Things That Happen Every Second
You might think that snails are slow, but under the right conditions they can actually motor along pretty quickly. When it rains and the floor of the earth is slippery, a snail can move at the speed of one centimeter every second.
We think of lighting as rare events, but they happen quite frequently all over the planet, in fact, a bit too frequently. On an average, the god of lightning strikes down upon our puny planet at least six times every second.