It doesn’t matter what shape, race, or gender you are, there’s no doubt that our bodies are amazing machines that keep us alive. There are so many interesting facts about our bodies that there’s just not enough time or space to list them all.
But we’ve never walked away from a challenge, so we’re going to try and list as many of them as we can.
Your corneas are the only parts of your body that don’t get blood, they get their oxygen directly through the air.
Your brain consists of 100 billion neurons.
The vessels in your body are long enough to circle the earth twice and then some.
Your stomach creates a new lining every six days to avoid digesting itself.
While teeth don’t count as bones, they’re considered part of your skeleton.
Are any typists out there reading this? If you type 60 words per minute for eight hours per day, it would take you 50 years to type the human genome.
Humans only get two sets of teeth in their lifetime, but crocodiles get about 45 sets in their lifetime. Seems a bit unfair, doesn’t it?
The average lifespan of one eyebrow hair is four months. Speaking of the eye area, the average human blinks about 15 to 20 times per minute.
Left-handed people generally prefer to chew their food on the left side of their mouth and right-handed people on the right side. If you’re chewing right now, go ahead and test it.
Watch the Bright Side video below for more interesting and fascinating facts about your body.
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