• The sense of taste is the weakest of the five senses.
  • The weight of skin in a human adult is 8 to 10 pounds.
  • The wax present inside the ear is made up of oil and sweat.
  • Three hundred million cells die in the human body every minute.
  • Threshold pain of women is 9 times stronger than men.
  • We all have tiny mites living in our eyelashes.
  • When we touch something, we send a message to our brain at 124 mph.
  • Why doesn’t your stomach digest itself? That’s because your stomach cells are created faster than they can be destroyed.
  • Women blink twice as many times as men do.
  • Within three days of death, the enzymes that once digested your dinner begin to eat you.
  • You could remove a large part of your internal organs and survive.
  • You have no sense of smell when you’re sleeping.
  • Your teeth start growing 6 months before you are born.
  • Your nose can remember 50,000 different scents.
  • Your DNA includes the genes from at least eight retroviruses.
  • Women are born better smellers than men and remain better smellers over life.
  • When put under the microscope, crying over grief, hope or onions all produced a unique tear.
  • We give birth to over 200 billion red cells every day.
  • We have copper, zinc, cobalt, calcium, manganese, phosphates, nickel and silicon in our bodies.
  • We are more likely to catch a cold from a person by shaking his hand than from his sneeze.
  • The human body takes 6 hours to digest a high-fat meal and it takes 2 hours for a carbohydrate meal.

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