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  1. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    07 Jan '16 15:21 / 4 edits
    http://qz.com/587809/this-chameleons-tongue-is-faster-than-any-sports-car/

    264 G's or 8448 feet/second^2, or metric 2575 Meter/second^2 in 0.0104 seconds. 1/96th of a second. I think that qualifies as faster than a human can blink their eyes.....

    At that rate, ignoring air resistance, you get to Earth's escape velocity in about 4 seconds! Or close to c in just over 30 hours!

    Ignoring the minor fact you would be a pile of pudding in the back wall of the spacecraft, but still....