Atlanta fun facts
- National Forest Service has recognized Atlanta as “the most heavily forested urban area in the country.”
- Atlanta is one of 2 cities in the world that is home to 2 Nobel Peace Prize winners. Can you guess who?
- Atlanta is the only city in North America to have been destroyed as an act of war.
- The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has held the title of “world’s busiest airport” for 18 years now.
- Mercedes-Benz Stadium is one of the most modern and unique stadiums in the country. Forbes magazine called it the “Best Venue in the NFL.”
- Atlanta was first named Marthasville in honor of the then-governor’s daughter, nicknamed Terminus for its rail location, and then changed soon after to Atlanta, the feminine of Atlantic — as in the railroad.
- The Atlanta Braves are the oldest continually operating professional sports franchise in the country. The team started as the Boston Red Stockings in 1871 before it moved to Atlanta in 1966.
- Laws still on the books in Georgia:
-It’s unlawful to keep a donkey in your bathtub.
-It’s against the law to tie a giraffe to a street lamp or a pole.
-Carrying an ice cream cone in your back pocket on Sunday is against the law.
-It’s against the law to let your mule roam around unsupervised.
Tesla Fun Facts
You will be riding in a very special all-electric luxury vehicle. Check this out:
- The Model S currently holds two major titles – the lowest drag coefficient of any production car, and the largest panoramic sunroof of any production car.
- Reaching 0-60 mph in a mere 2.5 seconds, Model S is the quickest four-door sedan ever built.
- The Model S is so structurally sound, that the NHTSA’s roof crush resistance testing machine actually broke when they tried to test the Model S under it.
- No other gasoline car gives you 100% torque in an instant, but a high-performance electric ride does.
- Similar to receiving updates to your smartphone, Model S owners receive updates to their car remotely without visiting a service center. This is a free convenience for the life of the vehicle.
- The batteries’ location on the floor gives Model S an extremely low center of gravity, greatly reducing the risk of rollover while at the same time enhancing handling and performance.
- Without an engine, Model S has a crumple zone much larger than other performance sedans to absorb the energy of a front-end impact.
- Top speed is 155 MPH
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