Swackett Fun Fact: If a person yelled for 8 years, 7 months, and 6 days, he or she would produce enough energy to heat one cup of coffee.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Tsunami
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: In the deepest part of the ocean, tsunami waves are often only 1 to 3 feet tall. Sailors may not even realize that tsunami waves are passing beneath them.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: A single hurricane stirs up millions of miles of air and can dump more than 2.4 trillion gallons (9 trillion liters) of rain a day!
Swackett Fun Fact: Geyser
Swackett Fun Fact: Steamboat Geyser, located in Yellowstone National Park, is the most powerful geyser in the world, and can shoot super-hot water 300 feet in the air.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Temperature
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: In 1593, Galileo Galilei (1564–1642), of Italy, constructed a simple glass thermometer, which served as a model for the more accurate liquid-in-glass thermometer.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Rain
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Every minute of the day, the Earth receives about 900 million tones of rainfall.
Swackett Weather Fact: Flooding
Swackett Weather Fact: Based on Floodsmart, a 2,000 square foot home undergoing 12″ of water damage could cost more than $50,000 to repair.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Meteorology
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: 360 BC, the Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote Meteorologica, the first book on meteorology.
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: Lightning
Swackett Weather Fun Fact: A Greenwood, South Carolina man (by profession an electrician) survived a direct strike by lightning 28 years ago. But since then he has never felt cold. He can stay outside in sub-freezing temperatures wearing summer clothing for hours without discomfort.
Swackett Fun Fact: Fleas
Swackett Fun Fact: A did you know for all pet owners, fleas can accelerate 50 times faster than the space shuttle.