Fun Facts About the Human Body

By on Aug 15, 2016 in human body fun facts | 0 comments

  • your nose can remember 50,000 different scents
  • humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour
  • an adult human being is made up of around 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 atoms
  •  a human baby has over 60 more bones than an adult
  • there are 100,000 miles of blood vessels in an adult human body
  • you body has enough iron in it to make a metal nail 3 inches long
  • we all have tiny mites living in our eyelashes
  • the strongest muscle in the human body is the masseter (jaw muscle)
  • ears and nose never stop growing
  • similar to fingerprints, everyone also has a unique tongue print
  • human bones are ounce for ounce, stronger than steel
  • the human eye can distinguish about 10 million different colors
  • your heartbeat changes and mimics the music you listen to
  • your brain uses 20% of the total oxygen and blood in your body
  • your bones are composed of 31% of water
  • everyday, your heart creates enough energy to drive a truck for 20 miles
  • most of the dust underneath your bed is actually your own dead skin
  • within 3 days of death, the enzymes that once digested your dinner begin to eat you
  • sleeping less than 7 hours each night reduces your life expectancy
  • your heart can keep beating even if it is separated from the body because it has its own electrical impulse

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