Body Facts

If you are locked in a completely sealed room, you will die of carbon dioxide poisoning first before you will die of oxygen deprivation.

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

The ashes of the average cremated person weigh nine pounds.

Babies are born without knee caps. They don't become bone until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.

If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.

If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you will have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

Ingrown toenails are hereditary.

Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do.

The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.

The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.


 

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