Screenshot of Speed of Things
The Speed of Things is a website project centered around an interactive infographic in which the user can see the visual representation of how long it would take an animal / object to circle the earth at their top speed. There is a list of different animals to choose from and you can select more than 1 to compare their speeds. An excerpt about each thing is shown when they are active giving the user some more information about what makes it unique on Earth.
Try different combinations to gain a better understanding on the speed of different things.