17 FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT THE HUMAN BODY

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Fascinating facts about the human body

One human brain cell can actually hold 5 times as much information as all of Wikipedia

The brain uses the same amount of power as a 10 watt light bulb

In just 30 minutes your body generates enough heat to boil a gallon of hot water

Most babies are born with blue eyes

Blonds tend to have more hair

Nerve impulses travel to and from the brain at 170 miles per hour

Sneezes travel at a hundred miles per hour

The largest internal organ is the small intestine

The fastest growing nail is the middle finger

Stomach acid is strong enough to dissolve razor blades

Right handed people live an average of 9 years longer than left handed people

The female egg is the largest cell and sperm is the smallest cell

Babies are born with 300 bones and adults have 206

Men get erections every hour during sleep

Each time you take one step, you use 200 different muscles

Feet can produce up to a pint of sweat per day

Every 27 days, you shed and regrow your skin