AMAZING HUMAN FACTS

Human Facts

Stomach lining cells produce mucus, pepsin, HCl to a pH of 2.0 (100,000X the acidity of your bloodstream)

More than half the bones in the human body are in the hands and feet.

The highest recorded "sneeze speed" is 165 km (102 miles) per hour.

The heart beats about 3 billion times in the average person's lifetime.

A newborn baby has 350 bones, but a fully-grown adult has only 206.

Blood is a liquid organ.

Everyone is colorblind at birth.

Our lungs inhale over two million liters of air every day, without even thinking. The surface area of the lungs is approximately the same size as a tennis court.

Food will get to your stomach even if you're standing on your head.

Skin is the largest body organ.

The average adult is made up of 100 trillion cells.

There are more bacteria in your body than the number of cells in your body. There are an estimated 75 to 100 trillion cells in the human body.

Our brain is more complex than the most powerful computer and has over 100 billion nerve cells.

Capillaries are so small that red blood cells can only travel through them in single file.

The cornea, the outermost layer of the eye, is the only living tissue in the human body without blood vessels? It receives nutrients from tears and from the aqueous humor.

Each cell in your body has an estimated 6 to 8 feet of DNA.

Research has shown that guilt damages your immune system by lowering your immunoglobulin levels.

The total length of your circulatory system stretches an amazing 60,000 miles. That is more than twice the distance around the Earth.

In one square inch of skin there are four yards of nerve fibers, 600 pain sensors, 1300 nerve cells, 9000 nerve endings, 36 heat sensors, 75 pressure sensors, 100 sweat glands, 3 million cells, and 3 yards of blood vessels.

Except for your brain cells, 50,000,000 of the cells in your body will have died and been replaced with others, all while you have been reading this sentence.

Your heart beats about 100,000 times in one day and about 40,000,000 times a year. In one hour the heart works hard enough to produce enough energy to raise almost one ton of weight one yard from the ground.

The liver is often called the body's chemical factory. Scientists have counted over 500 liver functions.

The central nervous system is connected to every part of the body by 43 pairs of nerves. Twelve pairs go to and from the brain, with 31 pairs going from the spinal cord. There are nearly 45 miles of nerves running through our bodies.

Messages travel along the nerves as electrical impulses. They travel at speeds up to 248 mile per hour.

The central nervous system is the master system of all functions within your body and has a reciprocal Neurophysiologic relationship with the Acupressure Meridian and Chakra (Emotional Energy Centers) Systems of energetic function within your being. Subluxations in your spine, cranium and extremities, interfere with the flow of nerve impulse energy information and acupressure meridian energy within your body.

The aorta, the largest artery in the body, is almost the diameter of a garden hose. Capillaries, on the other hand, are so small that it takes ten of them to equal the thickness of a human hair.

Your body has about 5.6 liters (6 quarts) of blood. These 5.6 liters of blood circulates through the body three times every minute. In one day, the blood travels a total of 19,000 km (12,000 miles) - that's four times the distance across the US from coast to coast.

Our eyes can distinguish up to one million color surfaces and take in more information than the largest telescope known to man.

Our hearing is so sensitive it can distinguish between hundreds of thousands of different sounds.

Our sense of touch is more refined than any device ever created.

We give birth to 100 billion red blood cells every day and about two million red blood cells every second.

When we touch something, we send a message to our brain at 124 mph.

We have over 600 muscles.

We exercise at least 30 muscles when we smile.

We are about 70 percent water.

We make one liter of saliva a day.

Our nose is our personal air-conditioning system: it warms cold air, cools hot air and filters impurities.

We have copper, zinc, cobalt, calcium, manganese, phosphates, nickel and silicon in our bodies.

If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

During the first month of life, the number of connections or synapses, dramatically increases from 50 trillion to 1 quadrillion. If an infant's body grew at a comparable rate, his weight would increase from 8.5 pounds at birth to 170 pounds at one month old.

The average life of a taste bud is 10 days.

Margarine is but ONE MOLECULE away from being PLASTIC...

Our bodies contain enough water to fill a ten-gallon tank.

We have enough carbon to manufacture 900 pencils.

Fingernails are one of the human body's strongest components. They contain keratin, which is also found in rhino horns, which refuses to erode after death.

Babies are not fully naked in the womb. In fact, their entire bodies are usually covered in a thin layer of dark hair by the end of the fifth month of pregnancy, which disappear when the baby is born.

People blink once every four seconds. That's because the eyelashes act as windscreen wipers, keeping dust and grime from getting into the eye itself.

Humans are one of the only mammals who are unable to 'turn' their ears in order to hear approaching predators.

An embryo is genderless for the first 6-8 weeks of pregnancy. Only after that the body decides whether the baby will be a boy or girl through dominant hormones that emerge.

Every tongue has its own individual print, which is unique to each person.

The big toe is actually one of the most important elements within the body, as it balances the skeleton and enables the owner to move forward when walking without it, we would simply fall over.

If the population of China walked by you in single file the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

If a person has two-thirds of their liver removed from trauma or surgery, it will grow back to its original size in four weeks time.

On average, you breathe 23,000 times a day. You take about 600 million breaths during your lifetime.

A person can live without food for about 40 days, but only about 7 days without water, 6-8 minutes without air, and literally an instant without Life Force.

Among the top ten causes of death in the US are toxic reactions to correctly prescribed drugs, which make more than two million Americans seriously ill every year, and kill 106,000 more. Incorrectly prescribed drugs account for another 90,000 deaths each year!

The odds of being struck by lightning are about 600,000 to one.

It is normal to lose 100 hairs per day from the scalp.

We take about 600 million breaths during our lifetime.

There are more bacteria in your mouth than the human population of US and Canada combined.

There are more than 1,000 chemicals in a cup of coffee. Of these, only 26 have been tested, and half caused cancer in rats.

The average human body contains enough: Sulfur to kill all fleas on an average dog, Carbon to make 900 pencils, Potassium to fire toy cannon, Fat to make 7 bars of soap, Phosphorus to make 2,200 match heads, and enough water to fill a ten gallon tank.

If you could save all the times your eyes blink in one lifetime and use them all at once you would see blackness for 1.2 years!

Fact: In one square inch of skin there are four yards of nerve fibers, 1300 nerve cells, 100 sweat glands, 3 million cells, and 3 yards of blood vessels.

Fact: Except for your brain cells, 50,000,000 of the cells in your body will have died and been replaced with others, all while you have been reading this sentence.

Fact: The adult heart beats about 40,000,000 times a year. In one hour the heart works hard enough to produce enough energy to raise almost one ton of weight one yard from the ground.

Fact: The liver is often called the body's chemical factory. Scientists have counted over 500 liver functions.

Fact: The central nervous system is connected to every part of the body by 43 pairs of nerves. Twelve pairs go to and from the brain, with 31 pairs going from the spinal cord. There are nearly 45 miles of nerves running through our bodies.

Fact: Messages travel along the nerves as electrical impulses. They travel at speeds up to 248 mile per hour.

90 comments

mehul 9 years ago

good .i needed it for a speach in a cultural day


bharani 9 years ago

good stuff...


Lily 9 years ago

=) pretty neat! I like how you present all the information in one page. I like it very much. Good job! and thank you.


Taylor 9 years ago

This was not useful to me at all. I needed to find what was the average a person breaths each year.


Gervaism 9 years ago

Taylor,

In response to your comment, the site did express some math in regards to the average times a person breaths each year. "On average, you breathe 23,000 times a day. You take about 600 million breaths during your lifetime." Those numbers crunch down to 8,386,560 a year, 23,040 times a day, 960 times an hour, and 16 times a minute. The 600 million breaths a life time is based on a 71 year 5 month 4 day life span! Of course these are all rough figures considering the breath per second ratio can vary heavily between active and non active times, age, gender, weight, body size, and physical fitness. So in light of that, enjoy!


Raphael 9 years ago

Very very VERY helpful. I needed it for a school report and i found 7 facts i could use! Thanx!


becky 9 years ago

love love love love love


Paul 9 years ago

Isn't God amazing. i needed some of these facts for a talk I'm giving this morning. Who says we don't like change - we're constantly changing.


PriyaR 9 years ago

Hey! Good stuff. There are a lot lot of intresting stuff to know about human body. There is so much stuff to know that you feel dumb that you don't know anything. Good stuff.


debbie 9 years ago

add some more facts..... it will be nice...GOOD JOB


akinshen 9 years ago

Thanks. I appreciate your going through all those researches to present this information. Like your information, you are really amazing.


matty 9 years ago

great site really give me some usefull info on the human body nice 1


ashlee 9 years ago

good job♥


cooladitya 9 years ago

veri interesting information on the HUMAN BODY.I like it.


... 8 years ago

i was wondering because i learned this in 5th grade is it true that you breathe enough air in a lifetime to fill 64 Goodyear blimps?


... 8 years ago

i was wondering because i learned this in 5th grade is it true that you breathe enough air in a lifetime to fill 64 Goodyear blimps?


Kamran 8 years ago

Amazing!!!

Praise be to God, Lord of the universe.

from Quran: [82:7] The One who created you, designed you, and perfected you.[64:3] He created the heavens and the earth for a specific purpose,* designed you and perfected your design, then to Him is the final destiny.


Buggie 8 years ago

Good! I needed this for school. Great facts!


Bubble Brain 8 years ago

I needed this. It was very helpful to me. Though, it did not give me anough information about the Brain and Nervous system.


BAYLEN 8 years ago

i like that because it was alot of facts on that list that i didnt event know!


gvnath2007 8 years ago

while compiling u have to refer our ancestral scientificfindings;

saarTHA TRIKOTYO nadyohi; sthusukshamaaschadehinam

naabhikanda nibandastaptiryagoodarrdha madastita;which means there a re big and small nerves about 3.50crores connected to sushmna nerve and will extend to upper and lower;portion of human body

this indicate how ancestral sages found the nervous system of the body please refer to NAADI oPARIGNANAM(knowldge of nervous system) please contact gvnath2007@g.mail.com for further details of naadi parignanam by our ancient sages


Vinod 8 years ago

Great Work of GOD. and good Article by you. thankyou very much for the information.


k. screws 8 years ago

what? huh? how? dude ur smart


swetha 8 years ago

u have done a very very very GOOD JOB! thanks alot to all who worked for it , b'coz it helped me alot for my assignments.


karan 8 years ago

it doesn't work. i want to knw how mathematics is related with human body


samyatha 8 years ago

GOOD JOB


eugenie 8 years ago

you can not replace yhe any pary of the nervous system


stetson 8 years ago

dont we have a lot of cells


R.Vinodh Rajkumar 8 years ago

Fantastically gleaned.


sarah 8 years ago

nice. :)

this facts can help me with my biology project. :D

thanks! nice work dude! :]


naveed 7 years ago

thanx..for sharing such a amazing and interesting information in such a simple and neat way......very helpfull.....


sara 7 years ago

why are half of our bones in our hands and feet?


happii 7 years ago

i got all 100 things i needed thanx alot


yamile 7 years ago

thanx alot son ya good son i got all mi q's son


Azhar 7 years ago

thanks! nice work dude!


VALLI 7 years ago

IT HAS LOT OF INFORMATION AND IT IS VERY USEFULL FOR OUR SCHOOL TO DO HOUSE PRAYER


Pilot 7 years ago

wow! very amazing! I was bored sittign around until it just popped up to me I read it and it is awesome!


diana 6 years ago

wow; amazing how this all came to being cause of an explosion.How people don't see the creators work behind his creation is beyond me,you can see Gods handprints on this earth and be amazed of the purpose it is here for,thats not an accident its Gods devine purpose to bring him glory,forever amen!


thar 6 years ago

those who asks the sign of God.... this is the sign my dear,,,, He is the one who created all of this... thus, He is the one that we should worship... only Him... open your eyes... n see it with your heart...


nandini 6 years ago

good job and thanx a lot for tat very useful information


Bob 6 years ago

Fucl u this sucks!


Robb 6 years ago

I just love ths and my boyfriend cam dlukkae


cooldude 6 years ago

awesome stuff


cooldude 6 years ago

add a little more and it will be better but AWESOME TOTALLY


Samuel 6 years ago

King David recorded following verse

Ps 139:14-17

14 I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.

15 My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.

16 Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written, which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.

17 How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! how great is the sum of them!

(KJV)


Sophie 6 years ago

Thanks so much for these amazing facts! I needed them for my biology assignment and they were also really interesting!!!


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devsir 6 years ago from Earth

Great work


Gabrielle 6 years ago

wow!! I didn't knowany of this, this was worth 20 lessons on the body in 15 minutes!! great work, I am amazed by the facts.


thomas kv 6 years ago

wery amazing............tank u


rrrrrrrr 6 years ago

shockingggggggg


sudeshna 6 years ago

amazing and intersting


Skeptical 6 years ago

God's not amazing. I don't see any talk of cells or organ systems in the Bible. =/

It was science that found this information, not religion.


rosebud 5 years ago

it is very good facts . v. nice . thank you very much


Nadir Hussain 5 years ago

Amazing and matchless information we found here. No doubt Modern Science, especially medical science's development has made it possible to discover above stated findings.

Kindly add more, Thanks


rhea jacob 5 years ago

THIS INFORMATION WAS VERY USEFUL FOR ME. THANKS


chitrarth 5 years ago

interesting ,

very good keep it up ........


Daniel  5 years ago

AMAZING FACTS GUYS


clayton 5 years ago

The Hindu Yoga practicioners have estimated that the faster you breath, the sooner you die. In fact, Dogs live on average 13 to 14 years. They breath about 30 times a minute. Turtles breathe 7 to 8 times a minute and live far over 100 years. These are general speeds, and it varies such as physical activity. Birds and mosquitoes die much faster. Their metabolism is much higher and the smaller animals are 'far' faster than any human. Turtles are 'very' slow.


hajra 5 years ago

thnx a lottt...i needed this 4 my speech in school


TAHANA 5 years ago

was not so gud!


bebo 5 years ago

gud job and tahana atleast he has written dis much if u wuld hve to write wht wil u wryte bloody hell lolzzzz or ws nt tht gud heheheheehhe


RAVI SHARMA 5 years ago

I found the information useful. such facilities have attracted me towards internet and now i spend 2 hours on internet which were priviously used to spend in library.

I have only one request. please involve text, vidios and presentations releted to CBSE course of class X.


arvind 5 years ago

informative


tarun 5 years ago

i have interest in these favts.


farida.saify 5 years ago

amazing facts are just amazing for mykids


pari 5 years ago

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LeAnn Craddock 5 years ago

Can someone help me with this question. I'm not very good at math....LOL. If there are 23040 blinks in a day and one blink in heaven is a 1000 years here how many thousands of years are in 7 days?


mushtaq ahmad dar 5 years ago

this page was so amazing and now my heart is breaking but i just keep on sayin so amazing so beautiful and so intresting.


some one 5 years ago

dis is actually da best site for amazing facts , if dis site wazn't dere i would have wasted my tym searching other pagez , good job !!!!


j.jagadeeswaran 5 years ago

it was awesme. d facts were unique and rare. thanks. i learnt alot.


NMSundaram....... 5 years ago

Very intresting.....

Amazing and matchless information we found here.

what a wonderful functions in our Body...!!!!!


George 5 years ago

It`s wonderful coz have known new facts.well done.


shariel 5 years ago

like it!!!!!!!!!!!....

....thankz a lot guyz for this....


sakshi 4 years ago

i want them in hindi


Laura Brown 4 years ago

To think that most people think this is all by chance. We are truly fearfully and wonderfully made. Thank you God


spiderman 4 years ago

oh theres no spider present in the body??????????


Jeremy Lin 4 years ago

I just noticed that there are more omments than facts! XD

About 30% of this page is facts, 10% commercials, and 60% comments


kashifthahee 4 years ago

it is good useful knowledge. i like it..these are realy amaizing facts like what our heart do and can move one ton to one yard.. realy amaizing


amit kumar 4 years ago

awesome


priyansha ratnam 4 years ago

good..information


kim 4 years ago

wow....never thought of these things...thank you so much to give this knowledge to us.


priya chowdhury 4 years ago

wow......too interesting and helpfull it was....thankxx...A LOT.....human body is really COMPLICATED AND AMAAAZING....


srishti 4 years ago

really a knowledgeable facts it really helped in doing my biology work good job i liked it...


srishti 4 years ago

GUYS IT REALLY HELPED ME IN MY STUPID BIO PROJECT GOOD JOB I LIKED IT


very useful thanks 4 years ago

very nice


purushothaman 4 years ago

very good details of us.

If we come to know this we can love human.

very very good thanks for this great job.


daharl 3 years ago

do you love scince


Vijay Krishnan 3 years ago

Awsome admin, i dont believe that my body has this much amount of interesting things going on


sandhya 2 years ago

good job


NARAYANLAL 2 years ago

THNX FOR GIVING SOME UNKNOWN INTERESTING FACTS OF HUMAN BEING .... , GOOD JOB

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