Random Facts About the Human Body
Posted by ashley @ 2:57 am on November 30th
The Amish a diet high in meat, dairy, refined sugars and calories. Yet obesity is virtually unknown among them. The difference is since they have no TVs, cars or powered machines, they spend their time in manual labor.
As of January 1, 2004, the population of the United States increases by one person every 12 seconds. There is a birth every eight seconds, an immigrant is added every 25 seconds, but a death every 13 seconds.
Astronauts cannot burp in space. There is no gravity to separate liquid from gas in their stomachs.
The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.
Fidgeting can burn about 350 calories a day.
Wearing headphones for an hour increases the bacteria in your ear 700 times.
A baby is born without kneecaps. They appear between age 2 and 6.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
In a recent survey, Americans revealed that banana was their favorite smell.
The arteries and veins surrounding the brain stem called the “circle of Willis” looks like a stick person with a large head.
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