Saturday, March 26, 2011


1.  The right lung of a human is larger than the left one. This is because of the space and placement of the heart.

2. The purpose of tonsils is to destroy foreign substances that are swallowed or breathed in. 

3. Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!

4.Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death.

5. The word "lethologica" describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want

6. By walking an extra 20 minutes every day, an average person will burn off seven pounds of body fat in an year

7. Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, everytime you breathe!

8. One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!

9. You're born with 300 bones, but by the time you become an adult, you only have 206.

10. Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

11. Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end.

12. Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If it is white there is a thin film of bacteria on it.

Sneezing Changes a Lot
13. It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

14. Every time you sneeze some of your brain cells die.

15. The human heart creates enough pressure while pumping to squirt blood 30 feet!!

16.   It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.

17. When you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red.

18. Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system. 

19. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.

20. The attachment of the human skin to muscles is what causes dimples.

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