Human Body Facts

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 Men fart an average of 17 times a day, and women fart an average of 9 times a day.
 If you fart constantly for 6 years, 9 months and 23 days you would produce enough gas to explode an atomic bomb.
 The longest ever penis recorded by scientists is 13.5 inches.
 Humans are only second to cats for having the dirtiest mouths.
 It takes about 40 muscles to smile, but only 4 to pull the trigger of a decent rifle.
 Beard hair grows at twice its usual rate when you're in a plane.
 Around 15 men each year have their penises chopped off by their wives and the highest proportion of men who suffer this are Italians.
 You use more calories eating celery than there are in celery itself.
 More than 2,500 left handed people are killed every year from using right handed products.
 Semen is one of the most fattening substances known to man.
 An average of 76 people a year die playing twister, and about 23 of which are through playing the nude version!
 Linda McCartney has sold more vegetarian ready made meals than Paul has sold records.
 In the course of the 18 year run of Cats on broadway, 3,247 lbs of yak hair was used for wigs.
 The shortest war in history was between England and Zanzibar in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
 65 people become $millionaires every day.
 The average human will eat one pound of insects in their lifetime.
 You are more likely to be killed by a rogue champagne cork than a poisonous spider.
 By the time a person is 18, they would have spent 12,000 hours in school, but 14,000 hours watching television.
 Woman blink nearly twice as much as men.
 Humans share one third of their DNA with lettuce!
 You could comfortably fit the entire population of the planet into a cube with sides 1km long.
 Apporximately 69% of all Internet content consists of pornographic material.
 Porn sites generated $970 million in revenue in 1999.
 Charlie Chaplin once came third in a Charlie Chaplin look-a-like competition.
 Every 20 minutes a hapless person treads on a land mine.
 The average adult falls asleep seven minutes after turning out the light.
 6,000 new computer viruses are released every month.
 Over one trillion matches were being produced every year at the beginning of the last century.
 A Roman leap year had the same number of days as ordinary years but January 23rd lasted for 48 hours.
 After being decapitated a human can still see for 20 seconds! (Not sure how 'they' worked this one out!).
 Under EC law it is legal to have sex with inflatable dolls in the street.
 Right-handed people live on average, 9 years longer than left-handed people.
 Human stomachs produce a new layer of mucus every 2 weeks to stop it digesting itself.
 Humans are the only animals to sleep on their backs.
 More boys than girls are born during the day, but more girls are born at night.

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