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This article was published on October 25, 2009


    21 things you probably didn’t know about the human body

    21 things you probably didn’t know about the human body
    Zee
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    Zee

    Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos, designing, listening to good music and making lurrrve.

    1. Scientists say the higher your I.Q. the more you dream.

    2. The largest cell in the human body is the female egg.

    3. The smallest is the male sperm.

    4. You use 200 muscles to take one step.

    5. The average woman is 5 inches shorter than the average man.

    6. Your big toes have two bones each while the rest have three.

    7. A pair of human feet contains 250,000 sweat glands.

    8. A full bladder is roughly the size of a soft ball.

    9. The acid in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve razor blades.

    10. The human brain cell can hold 5 times as much information as the Encyclopedia Britannica.

    11. It takes the food seven seconds to get from your mouth to your stomach.

    12. The average human dream lasts 2-3 seconds.

    13. Men without hair on their chests are more likely to get cirrhosis of the liver than men with hair.

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