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*Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks.
*You burn more calories while sleeping than you do when watching television.
*Our eyes never grow, and our nose and ears never stop growing.
*The thumbnail grows the slowest; the middle nail grows the fastest
*Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
*If you blink one eye, you move over 200 muscles.
*The length of your foot is the same as that of your forearm between your wrist and the inside of your elbow.
*The human gut contains about 1kg (2.2 lbs) of bacteria. In fact, there are more bacteria growing in and on the body than there are human cells.
*The human hand contains three main nerves, two major arteries and 27 different bones - more of the body is devoted to controlling the hands than any other part of the body.
*When we go to sleep and enter REM (Rapid Eye Movement), our bodies become completely paralyzed, as areas of the brain, which control movement are de-activated. This stops us falling out of bed.
*When full, the human bladder can hold two pints of urine.
*Skin can now be artificially grown. One amazing result of this is that the skin from one hand could be grown into enough to cover six football pitches.
*The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
*At birth, we have over 300 bones. As we grow up, some of the bones begin to fuse together as a result an adult has only 206 bones.
*The human body has 230 movable and semi- movable joints
*80 hairs are likely to fall every day.
*Human kidneys have about 1 million nephrons that filters out liquids and wastes.
*Fingernails contain keratin and they seem to be strongest component in the human body.
Tips to Prevent the Flu:
Tips for Buying Frozen Foods
Frozen fruits and vegetables and even fish can be just as nutritious as fresh, especially when fresh options are out of season.