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Freaky Facts About Human Body

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The human body is an unbelieving complex and tangled system. It shouldn’t be any surprise that our body parts and functions we deal with every day

have unexpected freaky facts and explanations behind them. From body cells to hair growth, here are interesting freaky facts about the human body.

Every hour one billion cells in the body must be replaced.
Dead cells in the body ultimately go to the kidneys for excretion.
A single human blood cell takes only 60 seconds to make a complete circuit of the body.
Human blood travels 60,000 miles (96,540 km) per day on its journey through the body.

A sneeze can exceed the speed of 100 mph.
The average cough comes out of your mouth at 60 miles (96.5 km) per hour.
It takes food seven seconds to go from the mouth to the stomach via the esophagus.

Human thighbones are stronger than concrete.
One out of 20 people have an extra rib.
Every person has a unique tongue print.
85% of the population can curl their tongue into a tube.
Hair is made from the same substance as fingernails.
Beards are the fastest growing hairs on the human body. If the average man never trimmed his beard, it would grow to nearly 30 feet long in his lifetime.

Women's hearts beat faster than men.
In one day your heart beats 100,000 times.
The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 30 feet (9 m).

Each finger and toenail takes six months to grow from base to tip.
The largest organ in the body is the skin. In an adult man it covers about 1.9m2 (20sq ft). The skin constantly flakes away – in a lifetime each person sheds around 18kg (40 lb) of skin.
The smile is the most frequently used facial expression. A smile can use anywhere from a pair of 5 to 53 facial muscles.
People with darker skin will not wrinkle as fast as people with lighter skin.

The eye of a human can distinguish 500 shades of the gray.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
Babies’ eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old.
The focusing muscles of the eyes move around 100,000 times a day. To give your leg muscles the same workout, you would need to walk 80km (50 miles) every day.
The eyes receive approximately 90 percent of all our information, making us basically visual creatures.

You can remember these facts about human body:

HEART beats 1,03,689 times.
LUNGS respire 23,045 times.
BLOOD flows 16,80,000 miles.
NAILS grow 0.00007 inches
HAIR grows 0.01715 inches
Take 2.9 pounds WATER (including all liquids)
Take of 3.25 pounds FOOD.
Breathe 438 cubic feet AIR.
Produce 1.43 pints SWEAT.
Speak 4,800 WORDS.
During SLEEP move 25.4 times. (TIMExplore.com)