You are about 1cm taller in the morning when you first get up than when you go to bed. This is because during the day the soft cartilage between your bones gets squashed and compressed.
Of the 206 bones in the average human adult’s body, 106 are in the hands and feet. (54 in the hands and 52 in the feet).
If you live to age 70, your heart will have beat around 2.5 billion times!
Human noses can remember 50,000 different scents.
Most people produce enough saliva in their lifetimes to fill two swimming pools.
In one mouth alone, the number of bacteria
can easily exceed the number of people on Earth.
Laughing 100 times is equivalent to 15 minutes of exercise on a stationary bike.
Your eyes blink around 20 times a minute. That’s over ten million times a year!
Every minute you shed over 30,000 dead skin cells.
If you walked for 12 hours a day, it would take the average person
690 days to walk around the world.
During your lifetime, you will eat about 30,000 kg of food
– that’s the weight of about six African elephants.
Spread across their lifetime, most people spend an average
of one whole year sitting on the toilet.
On average, your intestines are 25 feet long from end to end.
Your ears never stop growing!