40 Interesting Facts About Human Body

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Human Body Facts

  1. Humans spend a third of their life sleeping. That is about 25 years.
  2. Parents of new babies miss 6 months worth of sleep in the first 2 years of their child’s life
  3. Babies are always born with blue eyes.
  4. Babies have more bones than adults do. A baby has 300 bones at the time of birth. They are later reduced to 206 bones at adulthood. This means that a baby has over 60 more bones than adult human.
  5. Human babies know their mothers by the scent of their mothers.
  6. Children grow faster in spring time.
  7. Children have better sense of smell and hearing than adults.
  8. It is impossible to sneeze while sleeping.
  9. Human body has enough iron in it to make a 3 inches long metal nail.
  10. Cold weather improves human memory and concentration.
  11. Human brain uses 20% percent of the oxygen and blood in his body.
  12. Human used 20 muscles to take 1 step.
  13. Humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour.
  14. Every single muscle fiber is thinner than a human hair strand, and can hold up to 1000 times its own weight.
  15. ¼ of your bones are in your feet.
  16. The hardest substance in human body is enamel.
  17. The strongest muscle in human body is tongue.
  18. Your bones are composed of 31% of water.
  19. Bones are 4 times stronger than concrete.
  20. Teeth are the only part of body that cannot heal itself.
  21. We get a new stomach lining every 3-4 days.
  22. Blood is 6 times thicker than water.
  23. Human uses 200 muscles to take a single step.
  24. The human nose is capable of remembering 50,000 different scents.
  25. On every square inch of the human body there is an average of 32 million bacteria.
  26. Human has approximately 2 million tiny hairs in our inner ear.
  27. Our ears and nose continue to grow throughout our life.
  28. Human body loses 40 to 100 strands of hair a day on average.
  29. Like finger prints every one’s tongue print is different.
  30. If you only have one eye, you will see everything 2 dimensional.
  31. Human eye can distinguish about 10 million different colors.
  32. An average person blinks 12 times per minute. It blinks about 10,000 times a day.
  33. Human spend 10% of their waking hours with their eyes closed by blinking.
  34. Human eye is 576 mega pixels.
  35. Women are capable of smelling more scents than men.
  36. Human nose can remember 50,000 different scents.
  37. The air from human sneeze can travel at speed of 100 miles per hour or more.
  38. There are at least 14 different nose types found in the world. The shape depends upon the ethnic background of a person.
  39. Most humans pass gas about 14 times per day.
  40. Hair is the fastest growing tissue in human body.

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