Hard Facts

Queen Isabella of Spain boasted that she only took two baths in her whole-life – one when she was born, and one before her wedding.
· January 16 at 11:43am

When you have diarrhoea, instead of absorbing water from your food, your intestines ooze more water into it to rush it through the system and out the other end as a watery mush.
· January 14 at 10:50am

There is enough fat in the human body to make seven bars of soap.
· January 13 at 11:32am

You shed and regrow your skin roughly every 27 days, making a total of around 1,000 complete skins in a lifetime.A person who lives to 70 years of age will shed 47.6 kilograms.
· January 12 at 5:53pm

Several glands in your ear make ear wax to protect you from getting dirt, dust and germs deep in your ear. The wax slowly hardens and comes to the edge of your ear to fall out. If it doesn’t fall out, it can harden into a plug of wax up to 2.5 centimetres
· January 11 at 11:05pm

The International Space Station can be seen as a small object in upper left of this image of the moon in the early evening Jan. 4 in the skies over the Houston area flying at an altitude of 390.8 kilometers. The space station can occasionally be seen in the night sky with the naked eye and a pair of field binoculars.
· January 10

It takes just over 3 kilograms of pressure to tear off a human ear – don’t try it!
· January 9 at 4:41pm

Before artificial false teeth were made of porcelain in the 1800s, many people who needed false teeth wore teeth pulled from the mouths of corpses.
· January 7 at 4:35pm

Chinese leader Mao Tse Tung never brushed his teeth, giving as a reason that tigers never brushed their teeth either.
· January 6 at 9:11pm

Babies are born without kneecaps – they develop at between two to six years of age.
· January 5 at 5:27pm

When you sneeze, all your body functions stop – very briefly - even your heart stops beating. A very long sneezing fit can cause a heart attack.
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When you blush, your stomach blushes, too! A blush sends blood flooding into the tiny blood vessels on your face and also to the many blood vessels inside your stomach.
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It can take up to two days for food to pass through your body – from going in our mouth to coming out your bottom.
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A spot or pimple is caused by a waxy oil called sebum and tiny bits of dead skin collecting in a little hole in your skin. It goes black if it gets big enough to force your pore open and let air in. When bacteria start to eat away at the gunk, a red spot with nasty yellow pus inside grows.
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When you sleep, you aren’t blinking so there is no way to sweep away the mix of water, oils and other chemicals that wash over your eyes. Instead, they dry out around the edges of your eyes making crispy or slimy yellow gunk.
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If you took all the nerves out of an adult’s body and laid them end to end they would stretch 75 kilometres. But the adult would not be pleased!
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If you throw up and your vomit is greenish, it contains bile from further down in your intestine than just your stomach. The bile and stomach acid make vomit taste awful.Unlike · · Unfollow Post · December 23, 2011 at 4:00pm

Slime oozes from the inside of your stomach to stop the acid in the stomach dissolving its walls and eating into your body – digesting you from the inside.
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