Fun Facts About the Human Body

Fun Facts About the Human Body

  • nerve impulses to and from the brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour
  • the brain operates on the same amount of power as 10-watt light bulb
  • the human brain cell can hold 5 times as much information as the Encyclopedia Britc
  •  your brain uses 20% of the oxygen that enters your bloodstream

  • your brain is much more active at night than during the day
  • scientists say the higher your I.Q. the more you dream
  • neurons continue to grow throughout human life
  • the brain itself cannot feel pain
  • 80% of the brain is water
  • the largest internal organ is the small intestines
  • the human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 30 feet
  • the acid in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve razorblades
  • the human body is estimated to have 60,000 miles of blood vessels
  • you get a new stomach lining every 3 to 4 days
  • the surface area of a human lung is equal to a tennis court
  • women’s hearts beat faster than men’s
  • scientists have counted over 500 different liver functions
  • the aorta is nearly the diameter of a garden hose
  • the left lung is smaller than the right lung to make room for your heart
  • you could remove a large part of your internal organs and survive
  • the adrenal glands change size throughout life
  • sneezes regularly exceed 100 miles per hour
  • coughs clock in at 60 miles per hour
  • women blink twice as much as men do
  • a full bladder is roughly the size of a softball
  • feet have 500,000 sweat glands and can produce more than a pint of sweat a day
  • during your lifetime, you will produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools

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