10 Of The Fastest Things In The World

Speed can be one of the most thrilling things in the world. It carries with it a sense of momentum, purpose and direction, giving the illusion of progress. Speed can be naturally seen in the nature and is also recreated by technology in various spheres of life. Being fast has a certain pride attached it to, that is why the series is called ‘Fast and Furious’. Here is a list of 10 distinct entities that are the fastest in the world.

Fastest Water Slide

Amusement parks are mostly known for their thrill rides and the boundaries they manage to push. ‘Insano’ is a water slide that can be seen in Fortaleza, Brazil. It is as tall as a 14 storied building and is known to be the fastest water slide in the world. The ride only lasts a few seconds but you are propelled to speeds up to 65 miles an hour during this drop.

Fastest Train

MLX01, a train operating in Japan, is known to be the world’s fastest train. It uses the revolutionary Maglev technology to attain some incredible speeds. In 2003 itself, the train managed to travel at a speed of 581 km/h.