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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Strange Facts About The Human Body



Nose Every single day you, unless you are already bald, will lose as many as 100 strands of hair – that’s 36,500 in a year. This is rather worrying as the average human scalp has 100,000 hairs.

Nose A sneeze can blast out of your nose at a speed greater 100 mph

Nose The ashes of a cremated person weighs 9 pounds.

Nose The human body can survive longer without food than without sleep. While starvation takes a few weeks you would die after about 10 days without sleep.

Nose An average human drinks about 16, 000 gallons of water in a lifetime.

Nose Babies are born with 300 bones, but by adulthood we have only 206 in our bodies.

Nose Your heart beats some 37,000,000 times in a year. During your life it’s will beat some two-and-a-half billion times.

Nose Every square inch of your body is populated by an about 32 million bacteria.

Nose Your largest internal organ is the small intestine at an average length of 20 feet. If cut into pasta size pieces it would serve four.

Nose 85% of your brain is water.

Nose Three-hundred-million cells die in the human body every minute.

Nose The largest human organ is the skin, with a surface area of about 25 square feet.

Nose Humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour - about 1.5 pounds a year. By 70 years of age, an average person will have lost 105 pounds of skin.

Nose Humans shed and regrow outer skin cells about every 27 days - almost 1,000 new skins in a lifetime.

Nose It takes 17 muscles to smile --- 43 to frown.

Nose The average duration of sexual intercourse for humans is 2 minutes. – see pigs****

Nose It is impossible to kill yourself by holding your breath.

Nose The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 30 feet.

Nose You blink about 84 million times in a year.

Nose When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop-- even your heart!

Nose 40 people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute.

Nose Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until they are 2 -6 years old.

Nose In the course of a lifetime the average person will grow 2 Metres of nose hair.

Nose Ladies in nudist camps tend to use more makeup than ladies elsewhere.

Nose A team of medical experts in Virginia contends you're more likely to catch the common cold virus by shaking hands than by kissing.

Nose The human tooth has 55 miles of canal in it.

Nose Nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour.

Nose People have legs of slightly different lengths.

Nose The average cough comes out the mouth at 60 mph.

Nose Men / women The average person speaks about 31,500 words per day.

Nose Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

Nose It is estimated that at any one time, 0.7% of the world's population are drunk.

****Pigs: A pig's orgasm lasts 30 minutes. (In my next life, I want to be a pig.)

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