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Old 09-18-2007, 11:44 AM   #1
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INTERESTING HUMAN BODY FACTS

- A full bladder is roughly the size of a soft ball.

- It takes food seven seconds to get from your mouth to your stomach.

- Human thighbones are stronger than concrete.

- Your thumb is the same length as your nose.

- A woman'* heart beats faster than a man'*.

- If the average male never shaved or cut his beard, it would be
13 feet long when he died.

- Men without hair on their chests are more likely to get
cirrhosis of the liver.

- Side by side, 2000 cells from the human body could cover about
one square inch.

- Women blink twice as much as men.

- The average person'* skin weighs twice as much as their brain.

- When you are looking at someone you love, your pupils dilate.

- It takes twice as long to lose new muscle if you stop working
out than it did to gain it.

- Your ears secrete more earwax when you are afraid.

- Your body uses 300 muscles to balance itself when you are
standing still.

- If saliva cannot dissolve something, you can not taste it.

- The average woman is 5 inches shorter than the average man.


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You checked out the length of your thumb, didn't ya?

Yes you did, you know you did.
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No, I didn't check the length of my thumb, but those are very interesting. Going to have to remember those
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Well it'* nice to know I have a low risk of cirrhosis of the liver. Thanks!
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lol i did check the nose thing..
are u watching me. ???
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My liver will probably fail any day now, thanks for the warning.
And, I actually didn't check my nose/thumb, but I thought about it.
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- It takes food seven seconds to get from your mouth to your stomach.
I'm calling on this one. I've seen my son put food away and if it takes 7 secs to get to his stomach his throat must have the capacity of a 55 gallon drum.
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- The average person'* skin weighs twice as much as their brain.
I took my brain out & weighed it, but how do I weigh my skin? This can't be verified.
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- When you are looking at someone you love, your pupils dilate.
Does this apply to pizza as well?
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- It takes twice as long to lose new muscle if you stop working out than it did to gain it.
It only took me half as long - I excel in everything I do.
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- Your ears secrete more earwax when you are afraid.
I don't even want to know how much of our tax dollars went into this study.
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- The average woman is 5 inches shorter than the average man.
WillWren skewed that curve.
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You checked out the length of your thumb, didn't ya?
Yes you did, you know you did.
Actually, I checked my liver to see if I had chest hair:
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- Men without hair on their chests are more likely to get cirrhosis of the liver.
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I'm sure I am shorter than Willwren. Your theory is refuted :P
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I'm sure I am shorter than Willwren. Your theory is refuted :P
Every now and then one encounters an anomaly.

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Some of the things that get said.... jeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeez!
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I have a long thumb, but it doesn't all fit up my nose. What does that mean?
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