Human body is like the God’s ultimate creation. It is capable of adapting, surviving, regenerating and on top of that understanding all these processes. We all have our basic anatomy lessons well learnt and understood. But there are so many interesting aspects to it that are sure to amaze you. We have collected some of the lesser known but interesting facts about human body. Some are creepy, some are unbelievable, some are amazing but all of them will definitely blow your mind!
1. Eye-twitch, evil or what?
Remember those annoying eye-twitches? Forget the astrology behind it. These common muscle spasm occur due to surprisingly common eyelash mite. This Mr. Mite in your eye survives by eating your skin cells, oil and also leaves a good amount of poop around your eyelids.
2. The navel biodiversity
Do you know that little depression on your stomach, your navel, harbors a bio-diverse bacterial ecosystem similar to that of a rain-forest! Average bellybutton contains 65 different species of bacteria. Also, the more unclean your navel is, the more bacteria it may harbor.
3. Blush, blush!
Eyeing that cute crush of yours across the hall? Well when you blush not only your cheeks turn rosy, your stomach lining does too.
4. Mirror mirror on the wall, who is the tallest of us all?
You might know that you are shorter when you go to bed than when you wake up. But did you also know that after you turn 30, you start losing about half an inch of your height in every 10 years!
5. Death farts, well literally!
After your die, your stomach & intestine continues to be a happy place for the bacteria living within it. They continue to feed on your contents resulting in person farting even after he has died. Hence, the death farts \m/
6. They say love is powerful, or is it the heart?
Your tiny mighty heart is so powerful that it pumps blood with enough pressure to squirt 30 feet across.
7. Talk about population control
An average adult has 10 times more bacteria than human cells living in their body. And just to really give you a closer picture: there could be more bacteria living in your mouth than there are human beings on this earth. Hah!
8. Your long, long bloodline
If you connect all of your blood vessels: veins, arteries, and capillaries end to end, the line could circle the globe more than twice. How does it all fit inside us!
9. Is it a face or tumor or tumor that has a face?
There is a type of tumor that can grow teeth and hair. Doesn’t sound that creepy eh? Just checkout the picture.
10. Now add one more action item to your dental hygiene
Kissing, not regular but full on drooling make-out session will help you to fight cavity. And we all know how important your dental hygiene is.
11. Khushi ke aansu (tears of joy)?
By studying composition of tears, you can actually find whether they were shed from happiness, sadness, onion or some other reason.
12. Assholes, since the beginning of life
Anus is the first development in the human embryo.
13. The mighty pinky
That little pinky finger in your hand, contributes to 50% of your hand strength. Well they always taught us to never judge anyone based on its size.
14. To the Pluto and back!
Your uncoiled DNA of all the cells in your body would stretch 10 billion miles. That is, if you laid it off, it will stretch from here to Pluto and back.
15. Rock your heart-beat
Do you know why some songs are soothing while other pump you up? That is because your heart beat changes to mimic the music you listen to
16. Your eye is your camera to the world, well the best one!
If a human eye was a digital camera, it would have 576 megapixels.
17. For everyone’s taste
Similar to your finger prints, everyone has their unique tongue print too!
18. Well well well, Pinocchio!
No matter you lie all your life or don’t, your nose and ears never stop growing. Now finally I have an explanation to my nightmares.
19. Take a dive
In a lifetime, an average person produces about 25,000 quarts of saliva which is enough to fill two swimming pools. Wanna dive into this knowledge pool?
20. Little wonders
Babies are born with 90 more bones than they will have as adults