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15 Things You Didn't (Or Did) Know About The Human Body

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  • The nose can remember 50,000 scents
  • The energy used by the brain is enough to power a 25 watt light bulb
  • The smallest bone in the human body is the stapes, or stirrup bone. It's located in the middle ear and is approximately 0.11 inches
  • The heart produces enough pressure to squirt blood 30 feet
  • Similar to finger prints, everyone's tongue has a unique tongue print
  • You get a new stomach lining every 3 to 4 days. If you didn't, the strong acids your stomach uses to digest food would also digest your stomach
  • The average human sheds about 40 lbs of skin in a lifetime
  • There are over 650 muscles in the human body
  • A fingernail takes about six months to grow from base to tip
  • The small intestines are about 23 feet long
  • Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete
  • A full bladder is roughly the size of a softball
  • Humans have as many hairs per square inch as chimpanzees
  • Each square inch of human skin consists of twenty blood vessels
  • A pair of feet have 500,000 sweat glands

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Very interesting list.

 

I learned (and forgot) a lot of this in Anatomy and Human Physiology courses at Colorado University.

 

But, I don't remember this one:

Similar to finger prints, everyone's tongue has a unique tongue print

Just wait, soon, when they book criminals, they'll say, "put your tongue on this ink pad and then put it here."

 

Also, I have to disagree with this one:

The nose can remember 50,000 scents

To the best of my knowledge, the nose doesn't remember anything, the brain does the remembering lol

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Also, I have to disagree with this one:

The nose can remember 50,000 scents

To the best of my knowledge, the nose doesn't remember anything, the brain does the remembering lol

 

Right, it should probably be recognize instead of remember

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