Discover all of the amazing things that can happen around the world in just one minute! In the minute it could take you to read this page, the Earth will be hit by 6,000 lightning strikes; 2,137 pounds of popcorn will be eaten; 10,000 pieces of skin will be lost from your body; 21,000 pizzas will be baked; 954 camera phones will be sold worldwide; the International Space Station will travel 289 miles in its orbit around the Earth; and 750,000 gallons of water will tumble over Niagara Falls. The Earth and its inhabitants are active every minute of the day. Isn't it amazing what can happen in such a short amount of time?
See what happens every minute on earth with these facts about earth, space, technology, pop culture, animals, sports, the human body, and food.