Interesting and Amazing Facts About Human Body

The human body is a beautiful and mysterious machine. So it's time to take a look at how amazing we all are!


Here are some fascinating facts about human body:

• Bones are about 5 times stronger than steel.

• It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

• Our eyes remain the same size as they were at birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

• In the morning, a person is about 8 millimeters taller than in the evening.

• A person uses 17 muscles when they smile, and 43 when they frown.

• By the age of 60 most people lose half of their taste buds.

• There are about 40,000 bacteria in the human mouth.

• The average human adult has around 2,000 taste buds.

• The human eye can distinguish 10 million different colors.

• The strongest muscle in the human body is the tongue.

• Women's hearts beat faster than men's.

• Human beings are the only animals which can draw straight lines.

• The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea of the eye. It receives oxygen directly from the air.

• Human beings are the only living things which sleep on their backs.

• The total weight of the bacteria in the human body is 2 kg.

• The human brain has a memory capacity which is the equivalent of more than four terabytes on a hard drive.

• Blushing is caused by a rush of adrenaline.

• The heart beats more than 3 billion times in the average human lifespan.

• The foot is one of the most ticklish parts of the body.

• Thumbs have their own pulse.

• The human nose can detect about 1 trillion smells.

• Healthy lungs are pink in color.

• Antibiotics are only effective against bacteria, they won't help in fighting off a virus.

• In camera terms, the human eye is about 576 megapixels.

• Skin has 1000 different species of bacteria on it.

• At least 700 enzymes are active in the human body.

• Fingernails grow faster than toenails.

• Mouth produces about one litre of saliva each day.

• Babies don’t shed tears until they’re at least one month old.

• The body has 2.5 million sweat pores.

• Blood makes up about eight percent of our body weight.

• About two thirds of people tilt their head to the right when kissing.

• Earwax is actually a type of sweat.

• Every minute our body shed over 30,000 dead skin cells. 

• The color of a humans skin is determined by the level of pigment melanin that the body produces. Those with small amounts of melanin have light skin while those with large amounts have dark skin. 

• One quarter of our bones are in our feet.

• We can’t breath and swallow at the same time.

• Tongue prints are as unique as fingerprints.


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