Category: Strong Facts

Strong Facts

DID YOU KNOW THAT IN ONE DAY YOUR BODY DOES THE FOLLOWING:

  1. Your body sheds 36 million skin cells.
  2. A man produces 300 million sperm cells.
  3. 173 billion red blood cells are created and destroyed.
  4. Your heart beats 100,800 times.
  5. You take 30,000 breaths a day.
  6. 10 billion white blood cells are made.
  7. You blink 9,365 times.
  8. Your kidney filters 3,600 liters of blood-equivalent to 45 baths.
  9. 100 hairs are lost and replaced.
  10. Enough body heat is produced to power a light bulb for 1.5 days.
  11. Your toenails grow 0.1 mm (0.004 in).
  12. About 1.7 liters of urine is made.
  13. Your mouth produces 1 liter of saliva.
  14. Human stomach produces 2 liters of hydrochloric acid.
  15. Your body expels an average of 2 liters of gas.
  16. One teaspoonful of tears spill from your eyes – though crying empties out more.

Other Interesting Facts:

  • Did you know that elephant’s teeth can weight as much as nine pounds each.
  • Imagine over six thousand microscopes, each with a lens. Now imagine a bee’s eye. The eye has 6300 lenses too.
  • Penguins look very odd on land, waddling about. But underwater, a penguin gains great speed-enough speed in fact to be able to leap seven feet into the air.
  • You might not think that snails are very fierce. But a snail can have as many as twenty five thousand teeth ! Imagine being bitten by one.
  • Did you know that Kiwis are the only birds in the world to hunt by sense of smell.
  • A Polar bear may look clumsy & slow, but once it’s choosing something on the ice it moves with a speed of some twenty five miles an hour.
  • Don’t you think it’s amazing that camels in the Sahara Desert can survive without water all through the winter.
  • Snakes never close their eyes because they have no eyelids, only a tough, transparent membrance to protect their eyeballs.
  • Do you know the fastest snake is the Namba, which moves at a speed of 11 Km/hour.
  • Do you know the house Lizard never drinks water.
  • Horses often go to sleep standing up as well as lying down.
  • The eggs of the green turtle not only look like ping pong balls but also bounce when dropped.
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