10 Interesting Facts about Humans

There are many facts about human being, but there are some interesting facts that you probably have never heard of. In this list I will mention 10 interesting facts about humans. Have a good read and comment more interesting facts in comments!


10. The lifespan of a human hair is 3 to 7 years on average.

9. Human hair is virtually indestructible. Aside from it’s flammability, human hair decays at such a slow rate that it is practically non-disintegrative. Hair cannot be destroyed by cold, change of climate, water, or other natural forces and it is resistant to many kinds of acids and corrosive chemicals.



8. The brain is much more active at night than during the day.

7. The brain itself cannot feel pain. While the brain might be the pain center when you cut your finger or burn yourself, the brain itself does not have pain receptors and cannot feel pain.



6. The human heart creates enough pressure while pumping to squirt blood 30 feet!



5. It is not possible to tickle yourself. Even the most ticklish among us do not have the ability to tickle ourselves.



4. Your nose can remember 50,000 different scents.



3. By the age of 60, most people will have lost about half their taste buds. Perhaps you shouldn’t trust your grandma’s cooking as much as you do.



2. Humans are the only animals to produce emotional tears.



1. The surface area of a human lung is equal to a tennis court.

(Smoking Kills)

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