15 Strange, and Interesting Facts about the Human Body
Have you ever thought for a moment as to how fascinating the human body is?
As amazing as it is there are some really strange, and interesting facts about
the human body that you may not be aware of. They may even tickle your funny
FACT 15) The Human Brain
Doesn't Feel Pain
One of the most intriguing parts of the human body, the brain, can hold five times the amount of
information as an encyclopedia. And one of the most interesting facts about the
human brain is that it doesn't feel any pain. The brain may process the pain
signals, but you won't actually feel any of that pain.
FACT 14) The Mouth
Loses Taste Buds with Age
Now imagine if you were unable to taste the food you put into your mouth
every time you ate, would you then eat less often? Taste buds have an average
life span of only ten days before your body makes new ones. And by
the age of 60 people lose half of their taste buds.
FACT 13) Lots
and Lots of Saliva
For another strange, and interesting fact about the mouth is the unbelievable
amount of saliva we produce. In our lifetime we produce enough saliva to fill
two swimming pools. Since saliva is an important part of digestion for
the human body it's not a surprise that we produce so much of it.
FACT 12) Your Teeth
Our teeth is very important for our bodies, but our teeth is the only part
of the human body that does not repair itself. So take care of them
they last throughout your lifetime.
FACT 11) Right Handed, or Left Handed?
Is it better to be a right handed person, or a left handed person? Well the
fact is we live in a world made for right handed people, and if your right
handed then the chances are you'll live longer than a left handed person would.
In fact right handed people live up to nine years longer which can be
contributed to all the potentially dangerous types of machines made just for the
right handed person, and not for the left handed person.
So if you are left handed, you need to be a bit more careful out there!
Left handed Writer:
FACT 10) Reproduction
For reproduction of the human body, men on average are able to produce 10
million new sperm each day. For females their ovaries have more than 500,000
eggs, but with only about 400 of them having any chance at all of ever creating
Male Vs Female, Who Does More of What..?
Who says men talk more than women, when on average women say about 7,000 words
each passing day, and men say just 2,000 words each day. Men blink less often
than women do, and women have hiccups less often than men do. But men think
about sex much more often than women do. In fact men think about sex every seven
seconds on average. By age 60 more than half of all men snore, and for women only
about 40% snore.
FAST Human Actions
powerful is the human body when it comes to the simple cough, and the
sudden sneeze? When we cough it comes out on average with speeds of 60 mph, and
your sudden sneeze having speeds of more than 100 mph. At speeds like that it
may be a good idea not to suppress that sneeze. On the subject of sneezing it's
actually impossible to sneeze, and have your eyes open at the same time.
Continuing with speed, the human heart
beats 100,000 times per day, but a woman's heart beats faster than that of a
Faster than the speed of hairs is the average beard growth for a man. If a
man's beard remains untrimmed it would continue to grow to a length of 30 feet
during his lifetime.
Starvation is Overrated
The human body needs both food and sleep to survive. But did you know we can
die from sleep deprivation in just 10 days? However, we can survive
food for a whole month or more. If fact taking
breaks from food is a very healthy practice.
Did you know that 300 million cells die in our bodies each and every day?
However, our bodies do produce new ones to replace those
that die each day. If fact, on average, every seven years your body will
replace every single cell in it's body.
FACT 6) Blood and the Human Body
The human blood has a long journey within our bodies, and amazingly travels a
whopping 60,000 miles each and every day through our bodies. While keeping on
the subject of blood and the human body, the human heart can actually build up
enough pressure to squirt blood a whole 30 feet.
Eyes Remain the Same Size With Age
Human eyes are interesting in that they remain the
same size over the course of your entire lifetime. Baby eyes are about the
same size as a 90 year old eyes are. However, other parts of the human head
continue to grow as we age such as our nose and ears.
FACT 4) The Human Stomach
Acts as a Pit of Acid
The powerful strength of the human stomach is beyond words. When you consider
this, the strength of the acid in our stomach is so strong and powerful that it
can actually dissolve razorblades! However I do not suggest you swallow
razorblades to find out!
Why Do Feet Smell So Bad?
Human feet have an unbelievable amount of 250,000+ sweat glands, and produces a pint of sweat with each passing day.
Bacteria can then consume the sweat causing smelly feet. So remember to
wash your feet regularly!
FACT 2) The Human Skin
You may already know that the human body sheds it skin, but did you know during
our life time we shed 40 pounds of it?
Human Skin Organ Structure:
FACT 1) One More Interesting Fact
- To Leave You Wondering!
Now to leave you with one final interesting fact about the human body. It
applies to all of us average people, and is a completely normal function of the
human body. Did you already guess what it is? It's the gas that our bodies
produce when we relieve ourselves of it, and on an average of 14 times every
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