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15 Random Human Body Facts

Updated on March 7, 2013

The Human body is a complex organism made up of different systems, working all working to sustain life. These are just a small fraction of the many facts about the human body.

Here are the facts

  1. Only humans cry emotional tears.
  2. The small intestines are the largest organ in the body.
  3. 60% of men and 40% of women, will snore by the age of 60.
  4. The human body has just as many hairs, per square inch, as a chimpanzee.
  5. Fingernails grow almost 4 times faster than toenails do.
  6. A full bladder is about the size of a softball.
  7. Human waste is made up of about 75% water.
  8. Approximately 1/3 of the human race have what is known as 20/20 vision.
  9. The typical person expels flatulence about 14 times a day.
  10. when a person overeats their hearing becomes less sharp.
  11. A cremated persons ashes weighs about 9 pounds.
  12. If your saliva can not dissolve it, you can not taste it.
  13. About 1 out of every 2,000 newborns have a tooth when they are born.
  14. It is estimated that the human body has 60,000 miles of blood vessels.
  15. After death hair and nails do not continue to grow.


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