25 Amazing Facts About The Human Body You May Not Be Aware Of

Posted by , Updated on July 17, 2015

How familiar are you with your body? The human body is a marvel of evolution that amazes scientists on a consistent basis. And why wouldn’t it? Though in many ways we are similar to other lifeforms on our planet, the human is a unique animal with traits and capabilities unrivaled in the animal kingdom. Our bodies’ unique and sometimes bizarre physiology is a testament to this. From being the only animal with the ability to cry emotionally to possessing superhuman strength (enough to even lift cars), these are 25 Amazing Facts About The Human Body You May Not Be Aware Of.

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The brain operates on the same amount of power as a ten-watt lightbulb, even while you are sleeping. In fact, the brain is much more active at night than during the day.

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A recent study shows that memory can be affected by body position. Apparently, where you are and how you are positioned in your environment can drastically trigger memory.

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While facial hair serves some purposes, the hair found on the rest of our body is practically useless and can be removed with few to no side effects.

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We might consider it gross and clean it out every chance we get but earwax is necessary and serves as a shield for our ears.

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Your nose can remember up to fifty thousand scents. Furthermore, women smell and identify scents better than men.

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