[More odd facts we don’t usually think about =
concerning our own bodies]
1. The =
average heart beats 100,000 times per day. Mine has been =
beating 2,628,000,000. So far, so good.
2. The =
lifespan of an eyelash is about 5 months.
3. If =
allowed to grow, a nose hair would be over 6 feet long in a =
lifetime. Do not try this at home.
4. The =
longest bone in a body is the femur (about 18”); the shortest is =
the stapes (1/10 of an inch).
5. Any taste =
bud has just about a 10-day lifespan.
6. You brain =
uses 20% of the oxygen in your blood. Obviously less in some of my =
7. The surface area of a human lung is roughly the =
same size as a tennis court.
8. A baby in =
the womb has distinct individual finger prints at 90 =
9. The average weight of cremains of a human is about =
10. The average number of hairs on the head is =
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