The human body did you know:

The human body did you know:

  • Did you know11% of people are left-handed
  • Did you know unless food is mixed with saliva you can’t taste it
  • Did you know the average person falls asleep in 7 minutes
  • Did you know8% of people have an extra rib
  • Did you know the smallest bones in the human body are found in your ear
  • Did you know stewardesses is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand
  • Did you know that you burn more calories eating celery than it contains (the more you eat the thinner you become)
  • Did you know all the blinking in one day equates to having your eyes closed for 30 minutes
  • Did you know your foot has 26 bones in it
  • Did you know the average human brain contains around 78% water
  • Did you know a 1/4 of your bones are in your feet
  • Did you know your tongue is the fastest healing part of your body
  • Did you know a 1-minute kiss burns 26 calories
  • Did you know you burn more calories sleeping than watching TV
  • Did you know an average person will spend 25 years asleep
  • Did you know the most common mental illnesses are anxiety and depression
  • Did you know your skin is the largest organ making up the human body
  • Did you know the hyoid bone in your throat is the only bone in your body not attached to any other
  • Did you know your most sensitive finger is your index finger (closest to your thumb)
  • Did you know the human body of a 70 kg person contains 0.2mg of gold
    • Did you know women blink twice as much as men
    • Did you know Scotland has the most redheads
    • Did you know household dust is made of dead skin cells
    • Did you know the word ‘testify’ derived from a time when men were required to swear on their testicles
    • Did you know you take over 23,000 breaths every day
    • Did you know your foot and your forearm are the same lengths
    • Did you know you burn more calories sleeping than watching television
    • Did you know56% of typing is completed by your left hand
    • Did you know human thigh bones are stronger than concrete
    • Did you know more people are allergic to cows milk than any other food
    • Did you know your mouth produces 1 liter of saliva a day
    • Did you know your head contains 22 bones
    • Did you know the colored part of your eye is called the iris
    • Did you know if your DNA was stretched out it would reach to the moon 6,000 times
    • Did you know everyone has a unique tongue print
    • Did you know you begin to feel thirsty when your body loses 1% of water
    • Did you know hiccups usually lasts for 5 minutes
    • Did you know not all your taste buds are on our tongue (10% are on the insides of your cheeks)
    • Did you know your most active muscles are in your eye
    • Did you know your liver has over 500 functions
    • Did you know your brain uses 25% of all the oxygen you breathe
    • Did you know horses have 18 more bones than humans
    • Did you know blonde beards grow faster than darker beards
    • Did you know when recognizing a persons face you use the right side of your brain
    • Did you know the human body contains 96,000km(59,650miles) of blood vessels
    • Did you know the hydrochloric acid found in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve a nail
    • Did you know on average you blink 25,000 a day
    • Did you know men have 10% more red blood cells than women
    • Did you know you have fewer muscles than a caterpillar
    • Did you know when your face blushes so does your stomach lining
    • Did you know1 square inch of human skin contains 625 sweat glands
    • Did you know your normal body temperature is 37C (99F)
    • Did you know red blood cells are produced in the bone marrow
    • Did you know you shed a complete layer of skin every 4 weeks
    • Did you know a Sphygmomanometer measures blood pressure
    • Did you know oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, and nitrogen make up 90% of the human body
    • Did you know the fingerprints of koala bear are indistinguishable to that of a human
    • Did you know the average person will consume 100 tons of food and 45,424 liters (12,000 gallons) of water in their lifetime
    • Did you know the longest word that can be typed using only our right hand is ‘lollipop’
    • Did you know people who work at night tend to weigh more
    • Did you know wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times
    • Did you know newborn babies have 350 bones (by age 5 the amount of bones merges to 206)
    • Did you know you use 72 different muscles while speaking
    • Did you know the most common disease is tooth decay
    • Did you know the average person goes to the toilet 6 times a day
    • Did you know your foot is the most common body part bitten by insects
    • Did you know the longest time a person has been in a coma is 37 years
    • Did you know your right lung takes in more air than your left
    • Did you know women’s hearts beat faster than men’s
    • Did you know the average person has 10,000 taste buds
    • Did you know the ideal temperature to fall asleep is between 18-30c (64-86f)
    • Did you know honey enters your bloodstream within 20 minutes of being eaten
    • Did you know you brain weights 2% of your body weight though uses 20% of all oxygen you breathe and 15% of the body’s blood supply
    • Did you know each red blood cell lives an average of 4 months and travels between the lungs and other tissue 75,000 times before returning to bone marrow to die
    • Did you know the hardest substance in the human body is enamel
    • Did you know there are over 10 trillion living cells in the human body
    • Did you know the number 1 cause of blindness in the US is diabetes
    • Did you know every year over 98% of atoms in your body are replaced
    • Did you know your blood is 6 times thicker than water
    • Did you know44% of people have broken a bone
    • Did you know the human eye can detect more shades of green than any other color
    • Did you know you can’t tickle yourself
    • Did you know the average person has over 1,460 dreams a year
    • Did you know a baby fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks
    • Did you know a hippopotamus can run faster than a man
    • Did you know the night vision of tigers is 6 times better than humans
    • Did you know the average person consumes over a ton of food and drink each year
    • Did you know there are over 100 different viruses that cause the common cold
    • Did you know acorns are poisonous to humans (if eaten it can cause damage to your kidneys)
    • Did you know humans are the only primates that don’t have pigment in the palms of their hands
    • Did you know a person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation (Death can occur about 10 days without sleep while starvation takes a few weeks)
    • Did you know the average human drinks over 60,566 liters (16,000 gallons) of water in a lifetime
    • Did you know an individual blood cell takes about 60 seconds to make a complete circuit of the body
    • Did you know by age 60 most people would have lost half of their taste buds
    • Did you know every square inch of the human body has an average of 32 million bacteria on it
    • Did you know fingernails grow faster than toenails
    • Did you know humans shed and regrow outer skin cells every 27 days (almost 1,000 new skins in a lifetime)
    • Did you know it takes 17 muscles to smile and 43 to frown
    • Did you know the human body has over 600 muscles (40% of the body’s weight)
    • Did you know in 1900 the average lifespan in the US was 47

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