Sound travels about 4 times faster in water than in air.
Jumping fleas can accelerate 50 times faster than the space shuttle.
Coughing can cause air to move through your windpipe faster than the speed of sound - over a thousand feet per second!
When glass breaks, the cracks move at speeds of up to 3,000 miles per hour.
Honey bees fly at 15 miles per hour.
If a man could run as fast for his size as an ant can, he could run as fast as a racehorse.