Written by Sunny

Modified & Updated: 17 May 2024

Sherman Smith

Reviewed by Sherman Smith

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Human body facts that will make you appreciate the magic happening inside you at this very moment. Learn more about the systems, parts, and elements of your body with these facts.

  1. An average person takes 16 breaths per minute.
  2. Humans are the only known species that can blush.
  3. We can detect taste faster than we blink.
  4. Just like our fingerprints, the human tongue has its unique pattern too.
  5. It is normal to pass gas 6 to 20 times every day.
  1. Human teeth are the only part of the body that cannot heal itself.
  2. The smallest cell in a man’s body is the sperm cell. It is also one of the most complex cells in the male body as well.
  3. There are more bacteria found in the human mouth than there are humans in the whole world.
  4. 25% of bones in human adults are on their feet.
  5. Fingerprints always grow back to their original form despite how damaged they become.
  6. The human skull has 29 different bones. Four major structures form the skull.
  7. The cornea does not receive blood supply. It receives oxygen directly from the air.
  8. The average person’s heartbeat rate is about 80 bpm.
  9. The foot is one of the most ticklish parts of the human body.
  10. Our thumbs have a pulse. You can also measure your pulse through your neck, chest, and wrist.
  1. The growth rate of your hair doubles in an airplane.
  2. Our body gives off a tiny light, but we cannot see it with our naked eye.
  3. Your belly button grows hair.
  4. Fingernails on your dominant hand grow faster.
  5. Your eyebrows’ shapes can predict your personality.
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