25 Hard To Believe Things About Humans And Humanity

Who can fully understand the human race? If you’ve been around long enough, then you know that humans are some of the most unpredictable and crazy creatures you could ever hope to come across. And that is not just with regards to our intellectual abilities. Even our physical bodies are insanely interesting. Your brain is more powerful and complicated than anything we have ever come across in the universe. The human eye alone is more complicated than any advanced computer program. In fact, your body is so complicated that in spite of all our knowledge, we still have no idea why we even do half the things we do. Did you know that scientists are not sure why we even sleep? There is no way that our bodies get so tired during the day that we need to lay down for 8 hours in order to recuperate. Even if you are sitting all day doing nothing…you still need to sleep. Why? Is it to give your brain a rest? Not at all! Your brain is actually more active when you are sleeping than when you are awake! See, you are far more complicated than you think. These are 25 hard to believe things about humans and humanity!

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Scientists have determined that all of the chemicals that make up the human body are worth about $160

Scientists have determined that all of the chemicals that make up the human body are worth about $160Source: datagenetics.com, Image: wikipedia
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If we could hear frequencies lower than 20 Hz, we could hear the movement of our muscles

If we could hear frequencies lower than 20 Hz, we could hear the movement of our musclesSource: nih.gov, Image: pixabay
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In theory, humans could live on just butter and potatoes

In theory, humans could live on just butter and potatoesSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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When the body is malnourished, levels of testosterone drop while estrogen tends to remain steady. This leads to gynecomastia aka "man boobs" in men.

When the body is malnourished, levels of testosterone drop while estrogen tends to remain steady. This leads to gynecomastia aka "man boobs" in men.Source: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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Because of the decrease in fertility that comes with wealth, the human population will likely not continue increasing as it has in the last century. Some estimates say that it will stabilize around 10 billion

Because of the decrease in fertility that comes with wealth, the human population will likely not continue increasing as it has in the last century. Some estimates say that it will stabilize around 10 billionSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia


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