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4 seconds is what it takes for silence to become awkward.
1 sperm contains 37 MB of DNA information. This means an ejaculation has a data transfer of 1587 GB in 3 seconds.
The Apollo 11 had about 20 seconds of fuel left when it landed.
Every 40 seconds, someone commits suicide.
All mammals take about 21 seconds to pee.
Every 30 seconds, a baby is born with a birth defect in China.
Kids today are less fit than their parents were, as they take 90 more seconds to run a mile.
A child dies every 8 seconds from contaminated water.
In 1977, we received a signal from deep space that lasted 72 seconds. We still don’t know how or where it came from.
The longest kiss ever recorded lasted 58 hours, 35 minutes and 58 seconds.
One jar of Nutella is sold every 2.5 seconds throughout the world.
Ancient Babylonians did math in base 60 instead of base 10. That’s why we have 60 seconds in a minute and 360 degrees in a circle.
A red blood cell can make a complete circuit of your body in 30 seconds.
The first flight of the Wright brothers lasted 12 seconds and 120 ft (36.5 m): shorter than the wingspan of a Boeing 747.
It takes 8 minutes and 20 seconds for light to travel from the sun to the earth.
60,000 plastic bags are being used in the U.S. every 5 seconds.
Alcohol kills one person every 10 seconds worldwide.
Some dreams can last just for a few seconds.
The current world record for solving Rubik’s Cube is 4.9 seconds.
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.