Amazing facts about your body

Here are this week’s five body facts to wow you.

Did you know:

1. Bones are about 5 times stronger than steel.

2. It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

3. Ingrown toenails are hereditary.

4. A person would die quicker from a total lack of sleep than from hunger. Death would occur after 10 days without sleep, whereas from hunger it would take several weeks.

5. The average life expectancy is 2,475,576,000 seconds. During this time we pronounce, on average, around 123,205,750 words.

 

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Holly Konig
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