Human body is the most fascinating thing that scientists continue to study for centuries. Some interesting facts about the human body are that our body is made up of 37 trillion cells and most of which are bacteria and methanogen. Our body is 60% water, this is why drinking water is essential for life. Here are some interesting facts about human body that are both fascinating and a bit weird to know.
10 Strange Facts About Human Body That Are Weird To Know
#1 It is easy to smile
More muscles are required to form a sad face than a happy one. This is the reason why everyone's' face is slightly curved upward.
#2 Sex can help rid of a headache
Because the body will focus on intercourse and pleasure so the chemicals released will help rid of a headache or any pain felt.
#3 Can fart for a long time
Did you know humans can fart between 12-18 times every 24 hours? Yeah, that long a human body can fart every day. Pretty disgusting, right?
#4 Sneeze rapidly
Air and particles in peoples’ noses can rush out at up to 100 miles per hour when they sneeze.
#5 Smart people have the tendency to dream more
Smart people have high IQ so they tend to dream more.
#6 Pinky toe is just an extra part of body
Pinky toe in our feet is usually useless and has no important function. It doesn’t help with balance and is just an extra member of the body.
#7 Water is essential to live
Human brains are made up of 80 percent water, and the body can cleanse itself of problems with it. Also, it can prevent people from eating a lot before a meal and can help with weight loss.
#8 We are shrinking by a centimeter everyday
Everybody loses about a centimeter of their height every day. The cartilage of our bones compress throughout the day and are at its peak every morning.
#9 Erections at night
There’s a reason why most men will wake up with a boner. That morning mood is triggered by multiple erections that take place every 30 to 60 minutes during a sleep cycle.
#10 Nose does not forget scents
Everybody’s nose triggers the brain when a new smell wafts into the area. We all can remember 50,000 different scents, and women generally have a better sense of smell than their male counterparts.