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Human Body Facts
Eyebrow hair lasts between 3-5 months before it sheds. It’s also the slowest growing hair on the body.
All babies are color blind when they are born.
The smallest bones in the human body are the stapes, incus and malleus bones, which are located in the ear.
Babies’ eyes do not produce tears until the babies are six to eight weeks old.
The ‘funny bone’ is not a bone. It’s the spot where the ulnar nerve touches the humerus.
Red hair with blue eyes is the rarest combination of hair and eye color, and only 1 percent of people have it.
The average lifespan of a taste bud is 10 days.
The thyroid cartilage is more commonly known as the Adam’s apple.
Adult human bones account for 14 per cent of the body’s total weight.
Didaskaleinophobia is the fear of going to school.
In an average human life span, the human heart beats 2.5 billion times (approx).
The pupil of your eye expands by as much as 45 per cent when you look at something pleasing.
The color blue has a calming effect. It causes the brain to release calming hormones.
Even if you eat standing on your head, the food will still end up in your stomach.
The human liver performs over 500 functions.
Human body creates and kills 15 million red blood cells per second.
The only joint less bone in our body is the hyoid bone in our throat.
The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not of the ocean, but the sound of blood surging through our veins if the ear.
Every three days the human stomach gets new a lining.
A human nose can detect one drop of perfume diffused throughout a three-room apartment.
The only bone, fully grown at birth, is located in the ear.
The hardest bone in the human body is the jawbone.
An average human drinks about 16,000 gallons of water in a lifetime.
The white part of our eye is called the Sclera. At the front, the sclera becomes clear and is called the cornea.
A child is born with 300 bones. But an adult, has 206 bones.
The cornea is the only living tissue in the human body that does not contain any blood vessels.
The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting.
A fetus starts developing fingerprints after it is eight weeks old.
An average human heart beats 1,03,689 times in 24 hours.
An average human lungs respire 23,045 times in 24 hours.
An average human blood flows 16,80,000 miles in 24 hours.
An average human nails grow 0.00007 inches in 24 hours.
An average human hair grows 0.01715 inches in 24 hours.
An average human intake of water is 2.9 pounds in 24 hours. (including all liquids).
An average human body takes of 3.25 pounds food in 24 hours.
An average human breathe 438 cubic feet air.
An average human lose 85.60, body temperature.
An average human produce 1.43 pints sweat.
An average human speak 4,800 words.
An average human moves 25.4 times during sleep.
The purpose of tonsils is to destroy foreign substances that are swallowed or breathed in.
The adult human body requires about 88 pounds of oxygen daily.
Attachment of the human skin to muscles causes dimples.
Enamel in the hardest substance in the human body.
Your eyelashes stop growing once you cross adolescence.
The slowest growing finger nail is on the thumb and the fastest growing is the nail on the middle finger.
The enamel covering our teeth is the hardest element in the human body.
The aorta, which is largest artery located in the body, is about the diameter of a garden hose.
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