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1 The chemicals indole and skatole, which help to account for the particular smell of human feces, are used as ingredients in perfume!
2 Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death.
3 The lifespan of a tastebud is ten days.
4 Some people have a "natural alarm clock" allowing them to wake up when they want. This is actually caused by a burst of the stress hormone adrenocorticotropin.Picture1 Ref
5 Children are poisoned most frequently by eating harmful plants.
6 Men get hiccups more often than women.
7 A human being loses an average of 40 to 100 strands of hair a day.
8 Nearly 80 percent of all sudden cardiac arrests happen at home.
9 40% of all indigestion remedies sold in the world are bought by Americans.
10 Male hospital patients fall out of bed twice as often as female hospital patients.
11 Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.
12 The human brain stops growing at the age of 18.
13 If you cut a 'V' shape into your toe nails, you can prevent 'in-grown' toe nails.
14 Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end.
15 Every cigarette smoked cuts at least five minutes of life on average, which is roughly the time it takes to smoke one cigarette.
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