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    The average sperm cell swims at 8 inches per hour.
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    If your DNA was stretched out it would reach to the moon 6,000 times.
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    About 400 different kinds of microbes live on and in the human body.
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    The largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest is the male sperm.
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    There's a neurological condition called Witzelsucht, which causes the affected person to constantly make puns, jokes, and sexual comments in inappropriate situations.
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    You see your nose at all times, your brain just chooses to ignore it.
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    Cracking your knuckles does not actually hurt your bones or cause arthritis. The sound you hear is just gas bubbles bursting.
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    You're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206!
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    It takes 17 muscles to smile, 43 to frown.
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    Your ears secrete more earwax when you are afraid than when you aren't.
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    Singing exercises your heart, lungs, and releases endorphins which make you feel good.
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    You can reschedule your sleeping pattern by not eating 12-16 hours before you want to be awake. Upon eating after this time period, your internal clock will reset to a new day, with the time of your first meal being interpreted as "morning".
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    Falling in love raises levels of nerve growth in a person's brain for about a year and can improve their memory.
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    Fidgeting can burn about 350 calories a day.
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    Curvy hips indicate smart women who will deliver intelligent children.

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