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Fun Human Body Facts for Kids Part 2

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 Fun Human Body Facts Part 2










1. Our eye never grows, and our ears never stop growing.



2. The thumbnail grows the slowest; the middle nail grows the fastest.



3. Children grow faster in the springtime.



4. People are the only animals in the world who cry tears.



5. Every time you lick a stamp you are consuming 1/10 of a calorie.



6. Banging your head against the wall uses 150 calories per hour.



7. On average people fear spiders more than they fear death.



8. Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.



9. If you blink one eye you move over 200 muscles.



10. When full the bladder can hold 2 pints of urine.



11. In a lifetime, a human will grow 6 feet of nose hair and shed 42lbs of dead skin.



12. The average person falls asleep in 7 minutes.



13. In space, astronauts cannot cry, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow.



14. During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants.



15. Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!



16. The human hand has 27 bones.



17. The human skull is made up of 29 different bones.



18. The human heart beats 30 million times a year.



19. The muscles of the eye move more than 100,000 times per day.



20. Human blood is on a 60,000 mile journey.



21. The human skin contains 45 miles of nerves.



22. 17 muscles contract for a smile.



23. A square inch of skin has 100 sweat glands.



24. As we get older, the brain loses almost one gram per year.



25. The average human hand weighs about 8 pounds.



26. The human eyeball is 24.5mm long.



27. Children have more sensitive ears than adults.



28. Every hour, the human eye can process 36,000 bits of information.



29. Children have a better sense of smell than adults.



30. Every second, 15 million blood cells are destroyed in the human body.







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