Sunday, July 15, 2007

20 things you didn't know about body

The human body is a machine that is full of wonder. This collection of human body facts will leave you wondering why in the heck we were designed the way we were.

Scientists say the higher your I.Q. the more you dream.

-The largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest is the
male sperm.

-You use 200 muscles to take one step.

-The average woman is 5 inches shorter than the average man.

-Your big toes have two bones each while the rest have three.

-A pair of human feet contain 250,000 sweat glands.

-A full bladder is roughly the size of a soft ball.

-The acid in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve razor blades.

-The human brain cell can hold 5 times as much information as the Encyclopedia
Britannica.

-It takes the food seven seconds to get from your mouth to your stomach.

-The average human dream lasts 2-3 seconds.

-Men without hair on their chests are more likely to get cirrhosis of the liver
than men with hair.

-At the moment of conception, you spent about half an hour as a single cell.

-There is about one trillion bacteria on each of your feet.

-Your body gives off enough heat in 30 minutes to bring half a gallon of water
to a boil.

-The enamel in your teeth is the hardest substance in your body.

-Your teeth start growing 6 months before you are born.

-When you are looking at someone you love, your pupils dilate, they do the same
when you are looking at someone you hate.

-Blondes have more hair than dark-haired people.

-Your thumb is the same length of your nose.

Now I KNOW you are placing your thumb on your NOSE, aren't you?



Kindly e-mailed by Cousin Michael in France

8 comments:

Dilated Mind said...

Ahhhhhh you got me; I did place my thumb to my nose! I hate it when people do that! :-)

The only one I find strange is the dream lasting just a few seconds. The dream I had last night seemed to last hours.

Great Blog. This is our first visit so we will put a link on our blog. Cheers.

Miss Smack said...

I didn't place my thumb on my nose but I really enjoyed your list of little things.

Jeremy Jacobs said...

What do you mean - little things?

pommygranate said...

i love facts like these! :)

Beaman said...

The stomach acid and razor blade one made me wince. Unbelievable.

And yes to the final question.

Ellen said...

Thanks for sharing these facts.
The acid in the stomach is amazing indeed, being able to penetrate a razor blade.

Mark said...

I did look at my thumb, ha. Good stuff, thanks for sharing.

Barb said...

It's wonderful to learn more about our body. Thanks for this informative post.