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In the UK, if you reach your 100th birthday, you get a personalized card from the Queen.
During WW2, when Hitler visited Paris, the French cut the lift cables on the Eiffel Tower so that Hitler would have to climb the steps if he wanted to reach the top.
The final cost of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars could reach US$6 trillion after all war reparations.
Each year, Americans throw out enough soda cans and bottles to reach the moon and back 20 times.
The Longest sniper kill ever recorded was shot from 2,475 meters (1.54 miles) away. The bullet took over 6 seconds to reach its target.
Winds in some places of Antarctica can reach 200 mph (320 km/h).
In 2006, an Australian man tried to sell New Zealand on Ebay. The starting price was AU$0.01 and managed to reach AU$3000 before Ebay closed the auction.
The only verified person to reach the age of 120 once met Vincent Van Gogh and later called him “dirty, badly dressed and disagreeable.”
An emperor penguin in the middle of a huddle can reach temperatures of 99.5°F (37.5 °C), despite the frigid cold of an Antarctic winter.
Cockroaches can run on two legs, and that they can reach speeds of almost 5 feet per second.
Temperatures in Venus can reach a 870 degrees Fahrenheit (470 degrees Celsius).
Winds howl across Venus at super-fast speeds that can reach 450 mph (724 kph) in its middle cloud layer.
Usain Bolt can reach a speed of 27.44 miles per hour (44 km per hour). He’s almost as fast as a cat.
Sperm whales are the loudest animals on Earth. Their calls reach up to 230 decibels.
Female Greenland sharks reach sexual maturity at age 150.
Brazilian free-tailed bats reach speeds of up to 100 miles an hour in little bursts, faster than any other bird or bat previously recorded.
With its trunk, an elephant can reach items at heights of up to 7 m (23 ft) and dig for water under mud or sand.
Jennifer Lopez was the first one to have her movie and her album reach no.1 in the same week.
Babies who are not crawling by the time they reach nine months are more likely to suffer from learning and behavioural problems.
Temperatures in the Namib desert can reach as high as 60°C during the day and below 0°C at night.