How fast do hockey pucks glide on ice?

How fast do hockey pucks glide on ice?

Pucks his by hockey sticks have reached speeds of up to 150 miles per hour.

When did the elephant bird become extinct?

Madagascar’s giant, flightless elephant birds were once a common sight on the island, certainly up until the 17th century. It is generally believed that the elephant bird’s extinction resulted from human activity, perhaps not surprising when one of their giant eggs would have fed an entire family.

How old did the oldest Galapagos tortoise live to be?

Harriet (c. 1830 – June 23, 2006) was a Galápagos tortoise (Geochelone nigra porteri) who had an estimated age of 175 years at the time of her death in Australia. Harriet is the third oldest tortoise, behind Tu’i Malila, who died in 1965 at the age of 188, and Adwaita, who died in 2006 at the estimated age of 255.

How many eggs to Octopus lay at a time?

Octopuses lay 56,000 eggs at a time. The mother spends six months so devoted to protecting the eggs that she doesn’t eat. The babies are the size of a grain of rice when they’re born.

How long do NFL players actually play?

An average professional football game lasts 3 hours and 12 minutes, but if you tally up the time when the ball is actually in play, the action amounts to a mere 11 minutes. Part of the discrepancy has to do with the basic rules of American football.

How long does it take for a baby to walk?

She’ll learn to sit, roll over, and crawl before moving on to pulling up and standing at about 9 months. From then on, it’s a matter of gaining confidence and balance. Most babies take their first steps sometime between 9 and 12 months and are walking well by the time they’re 14 or 15 months old.

How many points do you get for a bullseye in archery?

In archery the term bullseye is not used, the centre being referred to as the Gold. Hitting the most central ring of an international target is worth 10 points, or an Imperial target 9 points in target archery. In darts it is 5 foot 8 inches (1.73m) above the floor.

Why do we put candles on top of birthday cakes?

Some believe that the tradition of birthday candles began in Ancient Greece, when people brought cakes adorned with lit candles to the temple of Artemis, goddess of the hunt. The candles were lit to make them glow like the moon, a popular symbol associated with Artemis.