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The Human Body

The human body is a machine that is full of wonder. Thiscollection 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 contains 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, and they do the same when you are looking at someone you hate.

-Your thumb is the same length as your nose.

At this very moment I know full well you are putting this last fact to the test...now remove your thumb from your nose and pass this on to the friends you think might be interested in comparing their thumbs to their noses as well .

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Comments (8)

Kiera:

I've never had a broken nose and my thumb is longer than my nose, too. Maybe I've just got an unusually long thumb...

diane:

And it is true...and yes, i did pass the along to my relatives

WORKINGWOMAN11:

LOL ME AND MY FIANCE ARE BOTH SITTING HERE WITH ARE THUMBS TO ARE NOSE BEFORE I READ THE LAST SENTENCE.

sondra:

to funny

Susan:

Mom

Diana Ross:

LOL! I'm still trying to figure out why I don't weigh less if my stomach acid is strong enough to dissolve razor blades?! Guess we need to eat more metal? J/K.
I love science and trivia! Thanks for sharing James!

Cat:

I had my nose whacked hard a few times, BUT
it is true.....your thumb is the length of your nose.

I HEARD THIS ONE TO.
INSIDE YOUR ARM...YOUR FOOT FITS FROM WRIST TO CREASE AT ELBOW.

TRY THAT....IT WORKS TO!!!!

And yessss i did have my thumb on my nose when i read to pass it on.....haaaaa...so now i will.

wendy:

Ok,i never tried to lick my elbow after reading the facts in the past posting but i'll admit it,yes i did do the thumb and nose thing,lol.But my thumb is longer than my nose.Hmm,was i supposed to put my thumb IN my nose,lol?I think if you've had a broken nose this theory may not work for you.I've had my nose broke a few times so maybe that's why.Still i did try it,lol.

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