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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Adrenaline gives you super human strength and that’s why in certain situations some people can lift heavy objects (such as cars) that under normal circumstances they can’t.

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The neurons in your brain are built differently from one another, and information travels along them at different speeds. This is why we can recall certain information instantly, while other information takes a little longer to retrieve.

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The smarter a person is the more dreams he or she will have when they sleep. A high IQ can also fight mental illness. Some people even believe they are smarter in their dreams than when they are awake.

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Even though the brain processes pain signals, the brain itself does not actually feel any pain.

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The focusing muscles in your eyes move around 100,000 times a day. To give your leg muscles the same workout, you’d need to walk about fifty miles.

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