The Human Body is Amazing…

Hiya Poutlings! ♥

I’m loving our gorgeous Mother City… CAPE TOWN BABY!! 

Did you know, these quick facts about your body?

  • Every hour one billion cells in the body must be replaced.
  • The eye of a human can distinguish 500 shades of the gray.
  • Human thighbones are stronger than concrete.
  • The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 9m.
  • Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
  • The average cough comes out of your mouth at 96.5 km per hour.
  • Beards are the fastest growing hairs on the human body. If the average man never trimmed his beard, it would grow to nearly 30 feet long in his lifetime.
  • Babies’ eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old.
  • Every person has a unique tongue print.
  • A sneeze can exceed the speed of 100 mph.
  • Dead cells in the body ultimately go to the kidneys for excretion.
  • The smile is the most frequently used facial expression. A smile can use anywhere from a pair of 5 to 53 facial muscles.
  • One out of 20 people have an extra rib.
  • People with darker skin will not wrinkle as fast as people with lighter skin.
  • Human blood travels 96,540 km per day on its journey through the body.
  • 85% of the population can curl their tongue into a tube. [I can’t, I’M SPECIAL!]
  • It takes food seven seconds to go from the mouth to the stomach via the esophagus.
  • Women hearts beat faster than men.
  • In one day your heart beats 100,000 times.
  • Hair is made from the same substance as fingernails.

So, you are rather amazing!  


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