Human Body facts
September 25, 2008
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A human being loses an average of 40 to 100 strands of hair a day.
A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation. Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a few weeks.
By age sixty, most people have lost half of their taste buds.
Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
Every square inch of the human body has an average of 32 million bacteria on it.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
Humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour – about 1.5 pounds a year. By 70 years of age, an average person will have lost 105 pounds of skin.
Humans shed and re-grow outer skin cells about every 27 days – almost 1,000 new skins in a lifetime.
If you are locked in a completely sealed room, you will die of carbon dioxide poisoning first before you will die of oxygen deprivation.
If you go blind in one eye, you’ll only lose about one-fifth of your vision (but all your depth perception.)
The average human body contains enough: iron to make a 3 inch nail, sulfur to kill all fleas on an average dog, carbon to make 900 pencils, potassium to fire a toy cannon, fat to make 7 bars of soap, phosphorous to make 2,200 match heads, and water to fill a ten-gallon tank.
The average human produces 25,000 quarts of spit in a lifetime, enough to fill two swimming pools.
The human body has over 600 muscles, 40% of the body’s weight.
The human brain is about 85% water.
The largest cell in the human body is the female reproductive cell, the ovum. The smallest is the male sperm.
The largest human organ is the skin, with a surface area of about 25 square feet.
The left lung is smaller than the right lung to make room for the heart.
Three-hundred-million cells die in the human body every minute.
Women burn fat more slowly than men, by a rate of about 50 calories a day.
Women’s hearts beat faster than men’s.
If you are locked in a completely sealed room, you will die of carbon dioxide poisoning first before you die of oxygen deprivation.
The human head remains conscious for about 15 to 20 seconds after it is been decapitated.
Finger prints serve a function- they provide traction for the fingers to grasp things.
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