Ear Facts

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Only 10-20% of the population can wiggle their ears and raise one eyebrow.
You can hear the blood flowing through your ears if you find a quiet place and cover them tightly.
You can alleviate a tickly throat by scratching your ear.
The left ear is more responsive to words of love and emotion whispered into it than the right.
Pirates believed that piercing the ears with such precious metals as silver and gold improved one's eyesight.
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The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear.
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Pain occurs when sounds are above 130 db.
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Cats and dogs can hear ultrasound.
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Wearing headphones for an hour increases the bacteria in your ear 700 times.
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Flies are deaf.
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Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
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Your ears secrete more earwax when you are afraid than when you aren't.
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