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Did You Know - Human Body

  • Randy Gardner of San Diego is the longest person who has gone without sleep for 11 days in 1965. He broke the record of Peter Tripp of New York, who settled a record of 8.5 days without a wink.

  • The fingernails grow faster on the hand you favor. If you are right-handed, your right fingernails will grow faster, and vice versa. The middle fingernail grows faster than any other nail.

  • Usually right handed people utilize left side of brain for all their conscious, voluntary activities.

  • The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men!

  • The women who snore are at an increased risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease than men.

  • You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.

  • It is impossible to lick your elbow.

  • Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.

  • If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib.

  • If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.

  • An average person eat 60,000 pounds of food in his lifetime.

  • An average person spent 24 years of his life in sleeping.

  • An average woman consume 6 lbs. of lipstick in her lifetime.

  • Sitting while talking on the phone for eight hours will burn 914 calories. Driving a car for eight hours will knock off around 1,219 calories. And standing in a casino for eight hours will burn about 1,402 calories.