100 Amazing Facts About Human Body!

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Top 100 Amazing Facts About Human Body

The human body is an incredibly intricate and complex system.

Did you know that there are more than 300 million capillaries in your lungs, if you stretch them from end to end they will reach the distance that is equal to the width of the US. Doesn’t this sound amazing?

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Here are, 100 Amazing facts about Human Body Systems that will amaze you

  1. The only part of your body that has no blood supply is the cornea of your eyes. It receives oxygen directly from the air.
  2. Your brain has a memory capacity which is the equivalent of more than four terabytes on a hard drive. It seems computers will never match the human mind.
  3. A newborn child can breathe and swallow at the same time for up to seven months.
  4. Your skull is made up of 29 different bones.
  5. The nerve impulse sent from your brain, move at a speed of 274 kilometers per hour. This is the speed of a high-speed train.
  6. A single human brain generates more electrical impulses in a day than all the telephones of the world combined. I can’t imagine how many impulses that generate in a year.
  7. The average human body contains enough sulfur to kill all the fleas on the average dog and that’s carbon can be used to make 900 pencils, enough potassium to fire a toy cannon, enough fat to make seven bars of soap, and enough water to fill a 50-liter barrel.
  8. The human heart pumped 182 million liters of blood during the average lifetime.
  9. 50,000 cells in your body died and will be replaced by new ones while you were reading this sentence.
  10. The human embryo acquires fingerprints within three months of conception.
  11. Woman’s hearts beat faster than men.
  12. A man named Charles Osborne continuously hiccup for 68 years. Scientists who’ve studied his case have estimated that he hiccups 24,000 times per day and some 595 million six hundred and eighty thousand times over his lifetime.
  13. Right-handed people live on average nine years longer than left-handed people.
  14. About two-thirds of people tilt their heads to the right when kissing. what about you?
  15. The average person forgets 90% of their dreams. It’s too bad because we spend about one-third of our lives sleeping.
  16. The total length of all the blood vessels in your body is about 100,000 kilometers.
  17. On average a person’s respiration rate is one third higher in spring than in autumn.
  18. By the end of a person’s life, they can recall on average around 150 trillion pieces of the information.
  19. We lose 80% of our body heat from the head. Cool out you need to wear a hat.
  20. When you blush your stomach also turns red. I wish I could see that.
  21. A feeling of thirst occurs when water loss is equal to 1% of your body weight. The loss of more than 5% can cause pain and more than 10% can cause death from dehydration this is why you should drink at least 2 liters of water.
  22. A day at least 700 enzymes are active in the human body.
  23. Human beings are the only living things which sleep on their back.
  24. The average four-year-old child has 450 questions a day. I guess most of them start with why?
  25. Not only human beings but also koalas have unique fingerprints.
  26. Only 1% of the bacteria can result in the human body becoming ill.
  27. Everyone alive on earth could comfortably be placed into a cube with sides 1,000 meters long.
  28. The scientific name for the belly button is the umbilicus.
  29. Teeth are only part of the human body, which can not heal themselves.
  30. On average a person needs seven minutes to fall asleep.
  31. Right-handed people eat most of their food on the right side of their mouth whereas left-handed people do so on the left.
  32. Only 7% of people are left-handed.
  33. The fragrance of apples and bananas can help a person to lose weight.
  34. If allowed to grow for their whole lifetime the length of someone’s hair would be about 725 kilometers. Just Wow!
  35. Out of all the people who can move their ears only 1/3 of them can move just one ear.
  36. During their lifetime a person will on average accidentally swallow eight small spiders.
  37. The total weight of the bacteria in your body is two kilograms.
  38. Your lisps are a hundred times more sensitive than the tips of your fingers.
  39. A kiss increases your pulse to 100 beats per minute or more.
  40. The total strength of masticatory muscles on one side of your jaw is equal to 195 kilograms.
  41. You pass 278 different types of bacteria to another person when you kiss them fortunately 95% of them are not harmful.
  42. Parthenophobia is a fear of virgins.
  43. If you collected all the iron contained in the human body you would get just a small cog big enough only for use in your watch.
  44. There are more than 100 different viruses, which cause you a cold.
  45. If you kiss another person for a certain amount of time this is much more effective in terms of hygiene than using chewing gum as it normalizes the level of acidity in your oral cavity.
  46. You can lose 150 calories per day if you bang your head against the wall. Well, we don’t recommend doing this. This is just an interesting fact!
  47. Human beings are the only animals, which can draw straight lines.
  48. Human skin is completely replaced about 1,000 times during a person’s lifetime.
  49. A person who smokes a pack of cigarettes a day is doing the equivalent of drinking half a cup of a tar a year.
  50. Women blink about two times less often than men.
  51. The structure of your body contains only minerals apatite aragonite calcite and cristobalite
  52. A passionate kiss causes the same chemical reaction in the brain that guy sky diving and firing a gun do.
  53. Men are officially classified as Dwarf, If their height is below 1.3 meters. Whereas for women the measure is 1.2 meters
  54. Fingernails grow at about 4 times faster than your toenails.
  55. People with blue eyes are more sensitive to pain than others.
  56. Nerve impulses in the human body move at about 90 meters per second.
  57. 100,000 chemical reactions occur in the human brain every second.
  58. Everyone has dimples on their lower back. But on some people, they are more pronounced, and on others, they appear with the pelvis joined with the sacrum. So, their appearance makes sense.
  59. If one identical twin lacks a certain tooth the other twin will not have that tooth either.
  60. The surface area of your lungs is approximately equal to the area of a tennis court.
  61. During a lifetime we spend about two weeks Kissing.
  62. The facial hair of a blond-haired man grows faster than that of a man with dark hair.
  63. Leukocytes in the human body live for two to four days and erythrocytes for three to four months.
  64. The strongest muscle in your body is your tongue.
  65. The human heart is approximately equal to the size of that of a fist and an adult heart weighs 220 to 260 grams.
  66. At birth there are 14 billion cells in the human brain. This number does not increase throughout a person’s lifetime but after 25 years the number of cells Falls by 100,000 every day.  About 70 cells die per minute. After 40 years the decline of the brain accelerates sharply And after 50 years neurons that is nerve cells shrink and the brain gets smaller.
  67. At birth, a child’s body is made up of around 300 bones but an adult has just 206.
  68. During a person’s lifetime, the small intestine is about 2.5 meters after they die.
  69. A muscle in the walls of their intestine relax and its length increases to 6 meters
  70. Your right lung can intake more air than your left.
  71. An adult person performs around 23,000 inhalations and exhalations a day.
  72. The smallest cells in a man’s body are our sperm cells.
  73. There are about 40,000 bacteria in your mouth. It’s time to kiss someone!
  74. Each of us has around 2,000 taste buds.
  75. The human eye can distinguish 10 million different colors.
  76. The chemical compound in the body which causes feelings of ecstasy, phenylethylamine is also found in chocolate.
  77. Your heart pumps blood at such pressure that it would be able to raise blood to the fourth floor of a building.
  78. A person burns more calories when they sleep than when they watch TV.
  79. Children grow faster in the spring just like grass.
  80. Every year, more than 2 million left-handed people die because of mistakes they make when using machines designed for right-handed people.
  81. It turns out that one man out of every 300 is capable of satisfying themselves orally.
  82. You use 17 muscles when you smile and 43 when you frown.
  83. By the age of 60, most people lose half of their taste buds.
  84. The rate at which person care grows doubles during an airplane flight.
  85. 1% of people can see infrared light and 1% can see ultraviolet radiation.
  86. If you were lost in a filled room you would not die due to a lack of air but some carbon poisoning.
  87. Statistically, only one person out of two billion reaches the age of 115 years old.
  88. On average a person says 4,800 words in 24 hours.
  89. The retinas inside the eye cover about 650 square millimeters and contain 137 million light-sensitive cells. 130 million are for black and white vision and 7 million are for helping you see in color
  90. Our eyes remain the same size as they were at birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
  91. In the morning you are about eight millimeters taller than in the evening.
  92. The muscles which help your eyes to focus, Complete about 100,000 movements a day. To make your leg muscles do the same amount of movements you would need to walk 80 kilometers.
  93. A cough is an explosive charge of air that moves at a speed of 60 miles per hour.
  94. According to German researchers, The risk of having a heart attack is higher on Monday than on any other day of the week.
  95. Bones are about five times stronger than steel.
  96. It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  97. Ingrown toenails are hereditary.
  98. A person would die quicker from a total lack of sleep than from hunger death would occur after 10 days without sleep whereas from hunger it would take several weeks.
  99. The average life expectancy is two billion four hundred and seventy-five million, five hundred and seventy-six thousand seconds. During this time we pronounced on average around 123,250,750 words and have sex 4239 times.

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