Hottest recorded temperature in Chicago: 106 degrees.
Average temperature on Venus, the hottest planet in the solar system: 854 degrees.
All-time hottest karaoke song in the U.S.: Sheryl Crow and Kid Rock’s "Picture."
Position of heat on the list of weather-related killers: No. 1.
The hottest baby names in America in 2010: Jacob, Ethan, Isabella and Sophia.
The hottest baby names in America in 1910: John, James, Mary and Helen.
Hottest chili pepper on the planet: the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion.
Hottest player in the 2010–11 NBA season: MVP Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls.
How hot water needs to be in order to boil: 212 degrees.
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