Human Body Facts

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Your body is creating and killing about 2.4 million red blood cells per second.
The human brain is very soft, having a consistency similar to soft gelatin or firm tofu.
Camping can help to reset your body clock, according to research.
If every muscle in your body could pull in one direction, you could lift nearly 25 tons.
Cracking your knuckles does not actually hurt your bones or cause arthritis. The sound you hear is just gas bubbles bursting.
An Indian man known as "Snake Manu" can put small snakes, including deadly cobras, into his mouth and pass them out through his nose.
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When you get goosebumps and your hair stands, the hair helps to trap air, making you feel warmer by keeping in your body heat.
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An average heart beats 100,000 times a day, pumping some 2,000 gallons of blood through its chambers. Over a 70-year life span, that adds up to more than 2.5 billion heartbeats.
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Dogs can be trained to identify the scent of lung cancer long before symptoms develop.
Staying awake for 17 hours is the same for your body as drinking 2 glasses of wine.
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It would take about 1,200,000 mosquitoes to fully drain the average human body of blood.
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Chewing gum boosts your brain power.
Quick naps not only improve your alertness, but they also help in decision making, creativity and sensory perception.
Enamel is hardest substance in the human body.
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The human brain doesn't stop developing until about 25 years old.
If you are cold you are more likely to be hungry because you use energy to keep warm.
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