100 Mind Exploding Facts About The Human Body


  1. The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea, which receives oxygen directly from the air.
  2. The capacity of the human brain is more than four terabytes. 
  3. Up to seven months, babies can breathe and swallow at the same time. 
  4. Your skull is made up of 29 different bones. 
  5. When you sneeze, all the functions of the body stop, even the heart. 
  6. A nerve impulse travels at a speed of 274km / h from the brain. 
  7. A human brain creates more electrical impulses in a day than any phone in the world. 
  8. The human body contains enough sulfur to kill all the fleas of a medium-sized dog. As much carbon to make 900 pencils, as much potassium to trigger a fake pistol. He has enough fat to make 7 bars of soap, and enough water to fill 50 liter bottles. 
  9. The human heart pumps 182 million blood during its lifetime. 
  10. 50,000 cells in your body die and are replaced while you read this sentence. 
  11. A fetus has fingerprints after 3 months of gestation. 
  12. Women’s hearts beat faster than men’s. 
  13. A person named Charles Osbourne has had hiccups for 68 years. 
  14. Right-handers live on average 9 years longer than left-handers. 
  15. Almost 2/3 of people tilt their heads to the right when kissing another person. 
  16. A person forgets 90% of what they dreamed of.
  17. The total length of the human body’s blood vessels is approximately 100,000 kilometers.
  18. In spring, the respiratory rate is 1/3 faster than in autumn. 
  19. By the end of their life, an average person will have memorized 150 trillion bits of information. 
  20. 80% of the body heat escapes through the head. 
  21. When you blush, your stomach does too. 
  22. The feeling of thirst appears when you lose an amount of water equal to 1% of your body weight. A loss of more than 5% can cause fainting, and a loss of more than 10% can cause death. 
  23. There are at least 700 types of enzymes in the human body. 
  24. People are the only creatures that sleep on their backs (and a few dogs, of course) 🙂
  25. On average, a 4-year-old child asks 450 questions per day. 
  26. Koalas also have unique fingerprints. 
  27. Only 1% of the bacteria that exist in the world can make a person sick. 
  28. In theory, it would be possible to put all the people who inhabit the earth at the moment in a cube of 1000 meters aside. 
  29. Just a third of people who can move both ears can move only one. 
  30. Teeth are the only integral part of the human body that cannot be renovated. 
  31. On average, a person takes seven minutes to fall asleep. 
  32. Right-handers chew with molars on the right side of the mouth. Left-handers do the opposite. 
  33. Only 7% of the world’s population is left-handed. 
  34. The smell of bananas and apples helps to slim down. 
  35. If a person never had their hair cut throughout their life, their hair would be around 725 km. 
  36. If leeches drink the blood of a smoker, they die. 
  37. On average, a person swallows eight small spiders throughout their lifetime. 
  38. The total weight of all the bacteria that live in our body is about 2 kilograms. 
  39. 99% of all the calcium in the body is in the teeth. 
  40. A person’s lips are a hundred times more sensitive than the tips of their fingers. A kiss really increases the pulse up to 100 times a minute or more. 
  41. The absolute strength of the bite muscles, if it could only go in one direction, would be 195 kilograms. 
  42. When she gives a kiss, one person transmits almost 280 different types of bacteria to the other. Fortunately, 95% of these bacteria pose no health hazard. 
  43. Partenophobia is the fear of girls who are too young or virgin. 
  44. Dental enamel is the strongest tissue that the human body produces. 
  45. If we could collect all the iron that is present in the human body, we would have enough to make the gear of a watch. 
  46. There are over 100 different viruses that cause rum. 
  47. A long kiss is more effective than chewing gum for normalizing the pH of the mouth. 
  48. If you bump your head against a wall for an hour, you can lose up to 150 calories. And you can also pass out, of course. 
  49. Human beings are the only animals capable of drawing lines. 
  50. Throughout life, the skin of a human being regenerates about 1,000 times.
  51. A person who smokes a pack of cigarettes a day will shed almost half a cup of resin a year. 
  52. On average, men blink twice as much as women. 
  53. In the human body are present four pure minerals: apatite, aragonite, calcite and cristobalite. 
  54. A passionate kiss produces the same chemical reactions in the brain as a parachute jump or a pistol shot. 
  55. It is said that a man is dwarf if he measures less than 130 cm. A woman suffers from dwarfism if she is less than 120 cm tall. 
  56. The fingernails of the hands grow about four times faster than the toenails. 
  57. People with blue eyes are more sensitive to pain than other humans. 
  58. Nerve impulses in the body travel at a speed of 90 meters per second. 
  59. Right now there are 100,000 chemical reactions taking place in your brain. 
  60. Babies are born without kneecaps. They appear between six months and a year. 
  61. If one of the two monozygotic twins does not have a tooth, his brother may not have it either.
  62. The area of ​​human lungs (if we could open and spread them next to each other) is almost equal to that of a tennis court. 
  63. On average, a person spends two weeks of their life kissing another. 
  64. The beards of blond men grow faster than those of brown men. 
  65. Human white blood cells live about 2 to 4 days, red blood cells live 3 to 4 months.  
  66. The strongest muscle in the human body, relative to its size, is the tongue. 
  67. The size of a human heart is almost equal to that of his fist. The weight of an adult’s heart is on average 220 to 260 grams. 
  68. When the baby is born, his brain already has 14 trillion neurons, and that number does not increase until the individual dies. On the other hand, after 25 years, this number begins to decrease by 100,000 per day. As you read this sentence, 70 of your neurons die. At 40, brain degradation increases dramatically, and after 50, brain cells begin to shrink and so does the volume of the brain. 
  69. At birth, the baby’s body has nearly 300 bones. In adulthood, this same body will only have 206. 
  70. The small intestine of a living person measures almost two and a half meters. At the time of death, the muscles of the abdomen relax, and it can measure up to six meters. 
  71. The right lung receives more air than the left lung.
  72. An adult person inhales (and exhales) almost 23,000 times a day. 
  73. The smallest cells in a man’s body are the sperm. 
  74. Normally there are almost 40,000 bacteria in a person’s mouth. 
  75. In the human body, there are almost 2,000 taste receptors.
  76. The human eye can distinguish up to 10,000 shades of color. 
  77. The chemical that produces the ecstasy of love (phenylethylamine) is also present in chocolate. 
  78. The human heart provides enough pressure to get blood from the ground floor to a third floor. 
  79. While sleeping, a person burns more calories than when they watch TV.
  80. Children grow faster in the spring. 
  81. Each year, nearly 2,000 lefties die for errors in the handling and operation of mechanisms made for right-handers. 
  82. One man in 300 can satisfy himself with his own mouth. 
  83. While smiling, a person uses 17 muscles, and 43 when he frowns. 
  84. By age 60, most people have lost most of the taste receptors. 
  85. Hair grows twice as fast during an airplane flight. 
  86. 1% of humans can see infrared, and 1% can see ultraviolet rays. 
  87. If you stayed completely locked in a room, you would die poisoned by carbon dioxide, not by lack of air. 
  88. According to statistics, only one in 2 trillion people lives over 116 years. 
  89. On average, a person pronounces 4800 words in 24 hours. 
  90. The retina covers almost 650 square millimeters and contains 137 million light-sensitive cells: 130 sticks (for white and black vision) and 7 million cones (for color vision).  
  91. Our eyes have been the same size since we were born, but our nose and ears never stop growing. 
  92. In the morning, an average person is 8 mm taller than in the evening. 
  93. The muscles that focus on the eyes move 100,000 a day. In order for the leg muscles to do a similar amount of exercise, we would have to walk 80 kilometers a day. 
  94. The cough produces an air current which passes through the respiratory tract at almost 96 km / h. 
  95. According to data obtained by German researchers, the risk of a heart attack is greater on Monday than on any other day of the week. 
  96. Bones are five times stronger than steel. 
  97. It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open. 
  98. Ingrown nails are an inherited trait. 
  99. A normal person would die earlier from lack of sleep than from hunger. Death would occur approximately 10 days without sleep, while starvation would occur after two weeks. 
  100. The life of a human being is approximately 2,475,576,000 seconds. Throughout our life we ​​pronounce around 123,205,750 words. And we make love 4239 times. 

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