Today, we’re going to share with you unbelievable facts about the human body. For example, did you know that babies can only see in black and white? Or that one of your hairs can last up to 7 years on your head? The human body is fascinating and we are going to share it with you. These are 25 unbelievable facts about the human body.
The average human will shed 40 pounds of skin in their life
Here's an unbelievable fact: the only reason the acid in your stomach doesn't eat right through your body is because the stomach cells are renewed faster than they are destroyed.
Your stomach acid is even strong enough to dissolve razor blades
In order to taste something your mouth has to be able to dissolve it. Try drying off your tongue before eating your favorite candy...
Your brain uses up about 20% of all your body's oxygen and calories
Apart from identical twins every single person on Earth has a unique smell
A higher IQ is correlated with more dreams
You may not believe this but you are about 1 cm shorter at night. This is because the cartilage between your bones is compressed throughout the day
Here's another unbelievable fact, your feet have half a million sweat glands that produce over a pint of fluid everyday. Eew!
There are over 300 million capillaries in your lungs. If you stretched them out end to end they would reach across the United States
If you laid all of your blood vessels end to end they would stretch 60,000 miles, or around the world nearly two and a half times
Women blink twice as much as men
Men get hiccups twice as much as women
During your lifetime, you will produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools.
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