A few awe-inspiring facts of life!
Every day, humans lose—and replace---- 200 billion
red blood cells. Remarkably, our bodies manufacture
2 million replacement cells in a split second.
( A single red blood cell makes an incredible journey,
Traveling 100 miles through a network of 60,000
Miles of veins, capillaries and arteries)
Human beings see the world in a new way every morning.
The first time we open our eyes, the top layer of our vision
sense receptors is simply scorched away.
The human brain is by far the largest user of energy in the body.
It consumes a whopping one-fifth of the energy produced by
what we eat and drink. The brain works at quite an accelerated
pace too, firing electrical impulses at 250 miles per hour.
Unfortunately, 10,000 of the brains one trillion brain cells
naturally die in the course of 24 hours. (There is new
evidence that some of these brain cells may be replaced.)
Crawling is by no means an essential milestone on the way
to walking.----many babies will skip it altogether, and
whether they do or not depends on the baby’s culture and
personality. In Mail, for instance, crawling is virtually
unheard of. Yet of those babies who do crawl, 95% will use
the same alternating gait. And during this time on the ground,
a baby’s efficiency will more than double.
The sperm is actually the tiniest cell in the human body,
the egg is the largest. 500 million sperm are released in a
single ejaculation. Only a few hundred will make it as far
As the fallopian tubes and just a few dozen will complete
By the time we reach our teenage years, we’ve heard the
Greatest range of sound we will ever hear for the rest of
Every 24 hours, the body grows another 40 yards of hair.
(A man sprouts one foot of hair on his face alone.)
The human body produces a half-pint of sweat in the course of
a single day; plus a pint of bile and two pints of saliva to help his body.
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