Human Body Facts You'd Never Guess


The human body has mystified scientist for centuries and with statistics like the ones we've compiled for you, its is no wonder! Here are some fun facts sure to surprise everyone.


  • The largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest is the male sperm
  • A full bladder is roughly the size of a soft ball
  • It takes food seven seconds to get from your mouth to your stomach
  • Human thighbones are stronger than concrete
  • The attachement of human muscles to skin is what causes dimples
  • A woman's heart beats faster than a man's
  • If the average male never shaved, his beard would be 13 feet long when he died
  • Men with hairless chests are more likely to get cirrhosis of the liver than men with hair
  • There are about one trillion bacteria on eahc of your feet
  • Side by side, 2000 cells from the human body could cover about one square inch
  • Women blink twice as much as men
  • The average person's skin weighs twice as much as their brain
  • When you are looking at someone you love, your pupils dilate. They do the same when you are looking at some one you hate
  • It takes twice as long to lose new muscle if you stop working out than it did to gain it
  • Your ears secrete more earwax when you are afraid that when you aren't
  • Your body uses 300 muscles to balance itself when you are standing still
  • If saliva cannot dissolve something, you cannot taste it
  • The average woman is 5 inches shorter than the average man



These statistics on the human body are here for their interest only. Do not use for any homework assignment. 

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