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You Probably Didn’t Know These 20 Amazing Facts About The Human Body

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There are so many amazing facts about the human body that many people don’t know. You body can does so many stunning things on a daily basis and you don’t know.

Check out these human body facts, and impress all your friends with how much you know!

  1. * The cornea is the only part of the body with no blood supply – it gets its oxygen directly from the air.
  2. * The human body contains enough fat to make seven bars of soap.
  3. * Embryos develop fingerprints three months after conception.
  4. * Between birth and death, the human body goes from having 300 bones, to just 206.
  5. * Hearts can beat outside of their bodies.
  6. * When you blush, the inside of your stomach does too
  7. * Humans have a “diving reflex” that shuts down bodily functions when submerged in water to prevent drowning.
  8. * There are certain kinds of tumors that can grow their own teeth and hair – they’re called teratomas
  9. * Astronauts can grow up to two inches taller in space.
  10. * Your brain can survive for five to 10 minutes without oxygen.
  11. * In cases of extreme starvation, the brain will begin to eat itself.
  12. * When listening to music, your heartbeat will sync with the rhythm.
  13. * The small intestine is roughly 23 feet long.
  14. * One quarter of your bones are in your feet.
  15. * Every organ you have two of, you only need one of to survive.
  16. * There are more than 100,000 miles of blood vessels in your body
  17. * You are taller in the morning than you are at night.
  1. * You can’t breathe and swallow at the same time
  2. * “Pregnancy brain” is totally real – Women’s brains actually shrink during pregnancy
  3. * Your left kidney is higher up than your right kidney

Complied By Uche Solomon

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