The Fastest Things in the World

What are some of the fastest ‘things’ in the world? Fastest growing plant? (Bamboo.) Fastest spreading computer virus? (MyDoom.) Fastest roller coaster? (Kingda Ka – a new Six Flags coaster set to open in April in New Jersey.) Popular Science is running just such an article. If you can get your hands on the print edition of the magazine (Feb 2005), check out the picture of the coaster – it looks pretty wild.

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