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Beards are the fastest growing hairs on the human body. If the average man never trimmed his beard, it would grow to nearly 30 feet long in his lif

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A fetus acquires fingerprints at the age of three months

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Your body has about 5.6 liters (6 quarts) of blood. This 5.6 liters of blood circulates through the body three times every minute.

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

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The human body has less muscles in it than a caterpillar.

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There are more living organisms on the skin of a single human being than there are human beings on the surface of the earth.

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We make around 1 to 1.6 litres of saliva a day.

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We exercise at least 36 muscles when we smile.

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

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Our lungs inhale over two million litres of air every day, without even thinking. Their surface area is large enough to cover one side of a tennis

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

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Our blood is on a 60,000-mile journey per day.

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Our heart beats around 100,00 times every day or about 30 million times in a year.

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A sneeze generates a wind of 166 km/hr (100 mi/hr), and a cough moves out at 100 km/hr (60 mi/hr).

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Nerve Impulses travel at over 400 km/hr (249 mi/hr).

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Considering all the tissues and cells in your body, 25 million new cells are being produced each second. That's a little less than the populati

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There are 2.5 trillion (give or take) of red blood cells in your body at any moment. To maintain this number, about two and a half million new ones

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The average red blood cell lives for 120 days.

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Exercise will give you more energy, even when you’re tired.

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Your skin works hard. Not only is it the largest organ in the body, but it regulates your temperature and defends against disease and infection.

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Laughing is good for the heart and can increase blood flow by 20 percent.