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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Within half an hour the human body is capable of producing enough heat to boil a gallon of water.

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Despite not being the fastest or strongest animals, humans are by far the best long-distance runners on the planet. Actually, what most people ignore is that our progenitors thousands of years ago used to run after their prey until the latter died of exhaustion.

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An average adult human is made up of about seven octillion atoms. Just to make a comparison, there are about 300 billion stars in our galaxy.

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When you blush, the lining of your stomach blushes too.

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It takes seventeen muscles to smile and forty-three to frown.

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