121 Stunning Human body Facts


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1. Each nostril of a human being register smell in a different way. Smells that are made from the right nostril are more pleasant than the left.
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2. If you?re typical, you can guess someone?s sex with 95% accuracy just by smelling their breath.
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3. The average human body contains enough iron to make a small nail.
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4. The 7-Eleven Extreme Gulp is 50% bigger than the volume of the human stomach!
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5. The average single man is one inch shorter than the average married man.
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6. Your skeleton keeps growing until you are about 35, then you start to shrink.
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7. Fingernails grow fastest on the hand you favor.
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8. If you were to roll a lung from a human body and out flat it would be the size of a tennis court.
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9. It takes 17 muscles to smile, 43 to frown.
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10. Research indicates that babies who suck on pacifiers are more prone to ear aches.
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11. In the average lifetime a person will breath in about 44 pounds of dust.
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12. Scientists are now able to grow 'beating' heart tissue in a lab!
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13. When you walk down a steep hill, the pressure on your knees is equal to three times your body weight.
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14. One in 500 humans has one blue eye and one brown eye.
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15. Forensic scientists can determine a person's sex, age, and race by examining a single strand of hair.
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16. Girls have more tastebuds than boys.
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17. The aorta, the largest artery in the body, is almost the diameter of a garden hose.
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18. Babies' eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old.
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19. When you correct for weight differences, men are proportionately stronger than horses.
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20. It is now possible to print human skin with an inkjet printer!
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21. The smallest bone in the human body is the stapes or stirrup bone located in the middle ear.
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22. you're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206!
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23. The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year!
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24. The human brain is insensitive to pain.
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25. One quarter of the human brain is used to control the eyes.
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26. If your skin is laid flat it will cover an area of 18 square feet.
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27. Ingrown toenails are hereditary.
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28. Babies that are breastfed are more likely to be slimmer as adults than those that are not breastfed.
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29. Human body is originally programmed for 2 four-hour sleep cycles that is why we often wake up in the middle of night and unable to sleep.
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30. Up to the age of six or seven months a child can breathe and swallow at the same time. An adult cannot do this.
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31. About 400 different kinds of microbes live on and in the human body.
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32. Pain travels through the body at 350 feet per second!
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33. All babies are color blind when they are born.
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34. Blue eyes are the most sensitive to light, dark brown the least sensitive.
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35. The average tastebud lives only 10 days before it dies and is replaced by a new one.
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36. Infants spend more time dreaming than adults do.
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37. By the age of 60, most people have lost 50% of their taste buds.
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38. Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie!
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39. During his or her lifetime, the average human will grow 590 miles of hair.
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40. Females learn to talk earlier, use sentences earlier, and learn to read more quickly than males.
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41. Out of all the senses, smell is most closely linked to memory.
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42. A woman's sense of smell is most sensitive during ovulation.
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43. Neanderthal man had a brain capcity 100cc larger than modern man's.
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44. The average human body contains enough fat to make seven bars of soap.
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45. From the age of thirty, humans gradually begin to shrink in size.
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46. Medical studies show that intelligent people have more copper and zinc in their hair.
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47. Half of all Americans over the age of 55 have no teeth.
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48. Deep Breathing gives you health benefits similar to aerobics.
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49. The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
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50. The lense of the eye continues to grow throughout a person's life.
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51. A chance of a woman having twins is increased after the age of 35. About 1 in 27 women will give birth to twins after this age. After 50 the chances of having twins is 1 in 9.
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52. Women have a slightly higher average IQ than men.
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53. One out of 20 people have an extra rib.
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54. A fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks!
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55. The storage capacity of human brain exceeds 4 Terrabytes.
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56. On average women can hear better than men.
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57. The average person can live for eleven days without water, assuming an average temperature of 60 degrees fahrenheit.
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58. Your heart rate can rise as much as 30% during a yawn.
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59. The heart pumps about 1 million barrels of blood during an average lifetime!
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60. Males sweat 40% more than females.
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61. 25% of your bones are located in your feet.

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62. The melting point of cocoa butter is just below the human body temperature which is why it literally melts in your mouth.
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63. A person swallows approximately 295 times while eating dinner.
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64. If your stomach didn't produce a new layer of mucous every two weeks, it would digest itself.
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65. One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet!
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66. Your skin is actually an organ.
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67. Unlike dogs, pigs, and some other mammals, humans cannot taste water. They taste only the chemicals and impurities in the water.
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68. Take your height and divide by eight. That?s how ?tall? your head is.
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69. The average female will have 3.3 pregnancies in her life.
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70. When your face blushes, the lining of your stomach turns red, too.
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71. Whispering is more wearing on your voice than a normal speaking tone.
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72. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
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73. If you?re over 100 years old, there?s an 80% chance you?re a woman.
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74. Every hour one billion cells in the body must be replaced.
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75. 99% of people cannot lick their elbow.
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76. World?s heaviest primates: morbidly obese humans. After that: gorillas at 485 lbs.
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77. At age 70, more than 70 percent of men are still potent!
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78. In one day an average person will take about 18,000 steps.
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79. There are 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body.
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80. Boys who have unusual first names are more likely to have mental problems than boys with conventional names. Girls don't seem to have this problem.
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81. Babies are born without knee caps.
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82. Babies start dreaming even before they're born.
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83. We blink 25 times a minute.
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84. Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
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85. During menstruation, the sensitivity of a woman's middle finger is reduced.
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86. While 7 men in 100 have some form of color blindness, only 1 woman in 1,000 suffers from it.
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87. Gardening is said to be one of the best exercises for maintaining healthy bones.
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88. Every three seconds, a new baby is born.
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89. Your hair grows faster in the morning than at any other time of day.
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90. Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!
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91. Children grow faster in the springtime than any other season during the year.
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92. Contrary to popular belief, hair does not grow back darker and thicker after it has been shaved.
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93. Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks!
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94. Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete!
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95. Humans blink over 10,000,000 times a year!
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96. The hair of an adult man or woman can stretch 25 percent of its length without breaking.
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97. During a typical human life span, the human heart will beat approximately 2.5 billion times.
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98. Most dreams last only 5 to 20 minutes.
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99. 40% of all indigestion remedies sold in the world are bought by Americans.
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100. All Humans Are 99.9% Genetically Identical and 98.4% of human genes are the same as the genes of a chimpanzee.
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101. There are 206 bones in the human body!
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102. Womens' hearts beat faster than mens'.
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103. You are about 1 centimeter taller in the morning than in the evening!
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104. You have no sense of smell when you're sleeping!
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105. You mostly breathe from only one nostril at a time!
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106. Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second!
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107. Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!
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108. Your heart pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood each day!
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109. The right lung takes in more air than the left.
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110. Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe!
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111. Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!
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112. Identical twins do not have identical fingerprints.
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113. A person will burn 7 percent more calories if they walk on hard dirt compared to pavement.
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114. The tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body.
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115. A lot of lovemaking can unblock a stuffy nose. Sex is a natural antihistamine. It can help combat asthma and hay fever.
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116. If you cut a 'V' shape into your toe nails, you can prevent 'in-grown' toe nails.
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117. A sneeze can travel as fast as 100 miles per hour.
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118. If you unfolded your brain, it would cover an ironing board.
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119. People with blue eyes are better able to see in the dark.
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120. According to studies, men change their minds two to three times more often than women.
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121. Perspiration is odorless; it is the bacteria on the skin that creates an odor.

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