Top Ten Coolest Facts About the Human Body

The Top Ten

Monday is the day when the risk of a heart attack is greatest

People are also more irritable on Thursdays. - KalloFox34

TRUE! School is hell! - Lucy1402

I always hated Monday's. - Poptropica

Really? Maybe people love Sundays too much (because of the holidays). But I really don't think this thing can be termed as a fact. - Kiteretsunu

Your eyes remain the same size forever

Darn. Since I'm farsighted, that isn't good news for me! - keycha1n

However, your nose and ears continually grow. - Poptropica

Humans are the only animals to produce emotional tears

I simultaneously love and hate that. - keycha1n

The average humans produce enough saliva in their lifetime to fill a swimming pool

You're right, you wouldn't, since its slightly acidic. - keycha1n

I'm not sure you'd want to swim in it, though. - Poptropica

In 30 minutes, the human body produces enough heat to boil a gallon of water
Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas

That means I am Princess Celestia Lol

That's a lot of DNA shared, especially since bananas are fruit. - Poptropica

There is about 0.2 milligrams of gold in your blood

wow cool - CrypticMemory

Sorry but, it'd take 40,000 people to make 1 8g coin. Well, there goes that idea. - Poptropica

A condition called synesthesia causes senses to overlap

I have this! I see numbers and letters and words in colours. It's not a major disability. - IronSabbathPriest

Some people can taste words or hear colors! - Poptropica

I have shown some signs of this! - Wolftail

Trust me, everyone makes associations with smells, sounds, and colors, but its very unlikely you have it unless its unconscious and obvious. Though no doubt itd be cool! - keycha1n

300 million cells die in the human body every minute

Don't worry, because there are 100 trillion cells in the body. And the cells regenerate

We're 1cm taller in the morning than in the evening

The Contenders

You can't tickle yourself

Some people can

Nerve impulse travel as fast as 170 mph
The human body has 60,000 miles of blood vessels
Sneezes regularly exceed 100 mph
There are 7 octillion atoms in the human body
Acid in the stomach can dissolve razor blades
When we were born our bones are made out of cartilage

That's why we can get out the baby hole semi easily

Humans are the only animals to have uvulas
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