[Last day, I =
promise. I just revel in the miracle of life and how God made the =
amazing human body]
1. The =
strongest muscle in the human body is in the =
Coincidently, the hardest bone in the human body is the =
3. The =
fingernail on your middle finger grows the fastest. [Do not hold it up =
to show your co-workers]
4. We have =
only 6 muscles that control the eyeball, 12 muscles to smile, 11 muscles =
to frown and 200+ muscles to take a single step.
5. The =
esophagus in about 10 inches long. It takes 8 seconds for food to travel =
6. Your body =
creates 2,500,000 red blood cells every second.
7. While the =
average human head weighs 10 pounds, the average brain weighs only 3. =
[obviously a lot of wasted space up there]
8. The largest =
blood vessel (your aorta) is the diameter of a garden hose. The =
smallest vessels (capillaries) are so small it takes ten of them to =
equal the width of a single hair.
9. There are =
2,600,000 sweat glands on the body, with more concentrated on the soles =
of your feet than anywhere else.
10. If =
uncoiled, the DNA in all your cells would stretch from here to Pluto =
(about 10,000,000,000 miles)
Dr Bob Griffin =
Knows Me, This I Love!"