Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Did you know?

•Scientists say the higher your I.Q. The more you dream.

•The largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest is the male sperm.
•You use 200 muscles to take one step.

•Your big toes have two bones each while the rest have three.

•A full bladder is roughly the size of a soft ball.

•The human brain cell can hold 5 times as much information as the Encyclopedia Britannica.

•The average human dream lasts 2-3 seconds.

•There are about one trillion bacteria on each of your feet.

•Your body gives off enough heat in 30 minutes to bring half a gallon of water to a boil.

•The enamel in your teeth is the hardest substance in your body.

•Your teeth start growing 6 months before you are born.

•When you are looking at someone you love, your pupils dilate, and they do the same when you are looking at someone you hate.

•Your thumb is the same length of your nose.

{I know you just measured!}

•The circulatory system of arteries, veins, and capillaries is about 60,000 miles long.

•Every day the average person loses 60-100 strands of hair.

•One human hair can support 3.5 ounces. That’s about the weight of two full size candy bars.

•The surface area of a human lung is equal to a tennis court.

•On any given day, sexual intercourse takes place 120 million times on earth.

•Most men have erections every hour to hour and a half during sleep.

•Everyone has a unique smell, except for identical twins.

•Human lips have a reddish color because of the great concentration of tiny capillaries just below the skin.

•The colder the room you sleep in, the better the chances are that you’ll have a bad dream.

•Humans are the only animals to produce emotional tears.

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1 comment:

bananas. said...

HA! i totally just measured my thumb against my nose. BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!

and no...i lose 200-300 strands of hair a day. ask the boy. he says i shed as much as our dogs. oops!

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