One Minute Wonders - Episode 4

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Our animated wonder-gatherers Blink and Missit are here to make sure that you are not missing out on any of the marvellous minutes happening all around you, every minute of every day. Human hair is incredibly strong - a single strand is strong enough to lift 100 grams, so imagine what a whole headful could lift! Well, you don't need to - as Blink and Missit show you! Discover that a wondrous 10 million pounds gets withdrawn from cash machines every minute, and there is even one in Antarctica. A lot of money gets spent on music, and we find out what was the fastest-selling album in British history. We reveal that the Queen receives a letter every eight minutes and, speaking of minutes, we find out that not all of them are 60 seconds long. The largest waterfall in the world is Victoria Falls in southern Africa. It has the Boiling Pot, some greedy hippos and an average of 56,100,000 litres of water flowing over it every minute. The next minute is yours - what are you going to do with it?