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September 20, 2019 Blogs 0

Human body 

The brain
  • 11% of people are left handed
  • unless food is mixed with saliva you can’t taste it
  • the smallest bones in the human body are found in your ear
  • that you burn more calories eating celery than it contains (the more you eat the thinner you become)
  • all the blinking in one day equates to having your eyes closed for 30 minutes
  • the average human brain contains around 78% water
  • a 1/4 of your bones are in your feet
  • your tongue is the fastest healing part of your body
  • a 1 minute kiss burns 26 calories
  • an average person will spend 25 years asleep
  • the most common mental illnesses are anxiety and depression
  • skin is the largest organ making up the human
  • the longest time a person has been in a coma is 37 years
  • your right lung takes in more air than your left
  • honey enters your blood stream within 20 minutes of being eaten
  • Did you know each red blood cell lives an average of 4 months and travels between the lungs and other tissue 75,000 times before returning to bone marrow to die
Celery

Alphabet

The letter E
  • 1 out of every 8 letters written is an E
  • The most commonly used letter in the alphabet is E
  • The sentence “the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter in the English alphabet
  • The letter W is the only letter in the alphabet that has 3 syllables (all others have 1 )

Animals

The rooster
  • the cheetah is the only cat that can’t retract it’s claws
  • roosters can’t crow if they can’t fully extend their necks
  • snakes can’t bite in rivers or swamps (they would drown otherwise)

History


Dictionary
  • the word ‘testify’ derived from a time when men were required to swear on their testicles
  • tennis was originally played with bare hands
  • Hawaii was originally called the Sandwich Islands
  • the doorbell was invented in 1831
  • the first English dictionary was written in 1755
  • Tokyo was once known as Edo

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