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

Posted by , Updated on July 17, 2015

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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 largest cell in the human body is the female egg and ironically the smallest is the sperm cell. A woman’s egg is actually the only cell in the body that is visible to the naked eye.

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When we are babies our head is one-quarter of the total length of our body, but by the age of twenty-five will only be one-eighth of its total length. This is because people’s heads grow at a much slower rate than the rest of their bodies.

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It is estimated that the human body has about sixty thousand miles of blood vessels.

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Teeth are the only part of the human body that can’t repair themselves.

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Your eyes are always the same size from birth, but your nose and ears never stop growing.

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