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Subject: Interesting Facts


The human body is a machine that is full of wonder. This collection of
human body facts will leave you wondering why in the heck we were designed
the way we were.

-Scientists say the higher your I.Q. the more you dream.

-The largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest is
the male sperm.

-You use 200 muscles to take one step.

-The average woman is 5 inches shorter than the average man.

-Your big toes have two bones each while the rest have three.

-A pair of human feet contain 250,000 sweat glands.

-A full bladder is roughly the size of a soft ball.

-T he acid in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve razor blades.

-The human brain cell can hold 5 times as much information as the
Encyclopedia Britannica.

-It takes the food seven seconds to get from your mouth to your stomach.

-The average human dream lasts 2-3 seconds
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-Men without hair on their chests are more likely to get cirrhosis of the
liver than men with hair.

-At the moment of conception, you spent about half an hour as a single
cell.

-There is about one trillion bacteria on each of your feet.

-Your body gives off enough heat in 30 minutes to bring half a gallon of
water to a boil.

-The enamel in your teeth is the hardest substance in your body.

-Your teeth start growing 6 months before you are born.

-When you are looking at someone you love, your pupils dilate, they do the
same when you are looking at someone you hate.

-Blondes have more hair than dark-haired people.

-Your! thumb is the same length of your nose.

Now I KNOW you are placing your thumb on your NOSE, aren't you?

I DID AND IT IS
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replied July 6th, 2007
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Oh I love that! Thats such neat information! I never knew a dream only last 2-3 secs and the brain cell holding so much information. Thanks thats neat stuff to know I am gonna read it again
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replied July 6th, 2007
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Those are some really cool and interesting facts. Where did you find them Question
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replied July 6th, 2007
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my mom sent them to me from her job
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replied July 7th, 2007
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i just put my thumb to my nose.... my thumb is longer by about a half inch... i think it might be because of how long and skinny my hands are.. hmph
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replied July 9th, 2007
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crap that's weird! my thumb is the same length as my nose! i love reading stuff like that!

Did you know that in most people the width of your armspan stretched out is the length of your whole body.

There are as many hairs per square inch on your body as a chimpanzee. You don't see all of them because most are too fine and light to be noticed.

Every person has a unique tongue print.

The average human body contains enough: Sulphur to kill all fleas on an average dog, Carbon to make 900 pencils, Potassium to fire a toy cannon, Fat to make 7 bars of soap, Phosphorus to make 2,200 match heads, and enough Water to fill a ten gallon tank.

The tooth is the only part of the human body that can't repair itself.

One human brain generates more electrical impulses in a single day than all of the world’s telephones put together.

Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.

Got those in an email a while back. I saved it cuz I'm a dork like that! Laughing
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replied July 9th, 2007
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Rolling Eyes I got caught out with the nose and the thumb thing!! But hey it was the same length!!! Smile

Also heres another, the length of your elbow to your wrist is the same length as the sole of your foot!! It might look bigger but it isnt believe me! Laughing
*Not that I can try it out at the moment....belly kinda gets in the way! Laughing
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replied July 9th, 2007
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Lol, I love these types of things.

I find the human body to be absolutely amazing and I am just so enthralled with it.
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