Showing posts with label Humans. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Humans. Show all posts

Aug 23, 2013

Ten Interesting Facts About Humans

  1. The surface area of a human lung is equal to a tennis court.
  2. Sneeze outputs usually exceed 100 mph.
  3. Approximately 75% of human waste is made of water.
  4. The average person expels flatulence 14 times each day.
  5. Earwax production is necessary for good ear health. It protects the delicate inner ear from bacteria, fungus, dirt and even insects. It also cleans and lubricates the ear canal.
  6. Babies are always born with blue eyes. The melanin in a newborn’s eyes often needs time after birth to be fully deposited or to be darkened by exposure to ultraviolet light, later revealing the baby’s true eye color.
  7. Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell.
  8. After eating too much, your hearing is less sharp.
  9. Women can smell better than men. (which is different than women do smell better than men.)
  10. Your nose can remember 50,000 different scents.

Mar 16, 2013

Ten Interesting Facts About Humans

  • People with higher number of moles tend to live longer than people with fewer moles.
  • When filming summer scenes in winter, actors suck on ice cubes just before the camera rolls. It cools their mouths so their breath doesn't condense in the cold air.
  • Thinking about your muscles can actually make you stronger.
  • Grapefruit scent will make middle aged women appear six years younger to men. The perception is not reciprocal and has no effect on women’s perception.
  • The world’s youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
  • The colder the room you sleep in, the better the chances are that you will have a bad dream.
  • There are more people alive today than have ever died.
  • Women’s hair is about half the diameter of men’s hair.
  • Women blink twice as many times as men do.
  • The average person who stops smoking requires one hour less sleep a night.