7 Facts about the Earth Everyone Should Know ...

How many facts about the Earth do you know? Do you think it’s important to know a few things about the planet we call home? I do! I think there are some basic things that we probably learnt in geography but facts about the Earth are among many things we simply forget over time. So how about we check out a few interesting tidbits? Come with me, fact finder.

1. You Are Never Stood Still

One of the great facts about the Earth is that you are never stood still whilst you are on it. Not forgetting the fact that the Earth is orbiting the sun at a million miles a day, there is also the fact that the Earth is spinning at 1000 miles per hour. Even if you stand exactly on the poles, you are still turning round and round. And, even though you do not know it, the tectonic plate beneath your feet is moving at the same speed that your fingernails grow.