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Chewing gum burns about 11 calories per hour.
The number of animals killed for meat every hour in the U.S. is 500,000.
A sneeze travels about 100 miles per hour.
Mexico’s 34th President ruled for less than an hour, and then quit.
We collectively spend over 6 billion hours on YouTube each month. That’s almost an hour per person on earth.
Sharks kill 12 people per year while people kill 11,417 sharks per hour.
Every hour, at least 1 person is killed by a drunk driver in the U.S.
Americans throw away 2.5 million plastic bottles per hour. Each one takes 500 years to decompose.
The average person burns 80 calories per hour while typing.
Nearly 22,000 checks will be deducted from the wrong accounts over the next hour.
Human sperm cells travel at almost 5 inches (12.6 CM) per hour.
A single brown bat can catch around 1,200 mosquito-size insects in one hour.
Taking cocaine increases the chance of having a heart attack within the hour by 2,400%.
It takes the average McDonald’s employee 7 months to earn what a CEO makes in an hour.
Crocodiles have no lips and can hold their breath for an hour.
A”moment” was a medieval unit of time. One hour had 40 moments.
One woman dies every hour in India because of dowry-related crimes.
In 2013, people with 4-year college degrees earned 98% more per hour, on average, than people without degrees.
In the fiscal year of 2014, the U.S. government spent over US$49 million per hour in interest on its debt.
A half hour of physical activity 6 days a week is linked to 40% lower risk of early death.