Weekly Facts #28

Legos since 1963 are made from acylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS). This plastic is heated and then injected into molds. It says it will find an alternative to this plastic by 2030.

The average time after you call 911 in the U.S. is 10 minutes. Often it takes longer in larger cities as it is also based on the number of calls at the time, number of officers on duty, and number of officers to respond to the situation.

The left handed writing people account for around 10% to 15% of the population, and some famous people include Barack Obama, Prince Charles, Jimi Hendrix, Marie Curie and Benjamin Franklin, Michelangelo, and Julius Caesar.

A horse carriage can get up to speeds of 10-30 mph or 16-48 km/h. They were popular in the 1880s and early 1900s. If you feel the need to buy a horse and carriage, the horse and carriage each costs around 1500 dollars and up. The top race horses are often sold between 10 to 30 million dollars and sometimes more. Most people use cars for transportation today and not worth millions of dollars. The fastest car today is the Bugatti Chiron that can get up to 304 mph or 490 km/h. If you need to go that fast, you can buy it for 3.9 million dollars.

If you eat a whole bunch of fries around 600 calories, it will take you around 1.5 hours to burn it off by swimming, around 3 hours of walking, around 1 hour of running, around 2.15 hours of biking, and around 1 hour of tennis. The more you weigh, the less time it will take, but sometimes this isn’t a good thing as in being overweight or obese.

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