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03/18/20 Grif.Net – About Your Body

03/18/20 Grif.Net – About Your Body

A professor =
asked his class, “If you laid all the blood vessels in your body =
end to end, how long would it be?”  He was looking for =
obvious answers of either 62,000 miles or 2.5 times around the =
planet.

 

A savvy =
student answered, “I don’t care. I would be dead.” =

 

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This humor got =
me thinking.  Here are some odd facts about each of =
“us”.  Wow your friends with this useless =
knowledge.

 

1. By 2 years =
of age, a baby has crawled about 93 miles.

 

2. The length =
of time we all were a single-celled being (fertilized ovum) is about 30 =
minutes.

 

3. Humans have =
46 chromosomes in a cell.  Peas have 14.  Crayfish have =
200.

 

4. Your big =
toes carry about 40% of your weight.

 

5. It takes =
only 1 minute for a single red blood cell to circumnavigate your entire =
body.

 

6. A baby =
blinks about 2 times a minute.  An adult blinks about 10-12 times a =
minute.

 

7. In your =
brain, there are 86,000,000,000 nerve cells.

 

8. It takes =
about 10 years for your skeleton to completely renew =
itself.

 

9. While 10% =
of men are left-handed, less than 8% of women are =
left-handed.

 

10. Average =
speed of a cough is 60 mph, but a sneeze exceeds 100 mph.  Cover =
your nose.

 

~~

Dr Bob Griffin =

bob@grif.net =
www.grif.net

"Jesus =
Knows Me, This I Love!"