34 Random Facts About Humans

Published by in Humor
3rd Mar 2011

Can you believe these?

  1. 15 million red blood cells are destroyed every second.
  2. We dream an average of 1460 times every year
  3. Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete
  4. The heart beats more than 100,000 times in as day
  5. A human being eats an average of 60,000 pounds of food in a lifetime.
  6. You can not shed tears in space due to lack of gravity
  7. A sneeze travels at 100 miles per hour for up to 20 feet!
  8. 400 million couples make love every day resulting into 400,000 babies
  9. Ribs move 5 million times in a year
  10. Finger nails grow faster than toenails
  11. Humans blink more than 10 million times in a year
  12. Fetuses develop fingerprints at 18 weeks
  13. The brain processes pain signals but never feels pain
  14. Teeth start growing before birth
  15. A cough travels at more than 60 miles per hour
  16. The tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body
  17. You can not tickle yourself and if you do, you won’t laugh!
  18. No other animal, other than humans, sheds tears for emotional reasons
  19. Every step we make requires 200 different muscles
  20. A human farts an average 14 times a day
  21. All babies are born with blue eyes, eye color changes when they grow
  22. The brain requires 10 watts of energy to operate
  23. 79% of the brain is made up of water
  24. The number of bacteria in your mouth exceeds the number of people in the world
  25. People touch their faces nineteen times every hour on average
  26. Every square inch of your skin has more than 20 feet of blood vessels
  27. The ears and the nose never stop growing
  28. Your head has close to 100,000 hairs
  29. Women blink twice more than men
  30. You breath more than 20,000 times every day
  31. The tongue has close to 9000 taste buds on its surface
  32. The adult body is made up of more than 100 trillion cells
  33. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair
  34. This will make you laugh, on average, humans laugh 13 times a day!

  • Val Mills

    Lol, knew of many of these. Don’t believe No 33

  • webseowriters

    I already know many of them, a knowledgeable share

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  • Love doctor

    LOL. This is a very creative post. Some of these are amazing and very funny. Have you ever tried tickiling yourself? I have but like you said it doesn’t make you laugh nor does it tickle. #34 is correct. #2, #3 is amazing too. #20 and #24 is hilarious.

  • sujaysen

    Amazed to know the amazing facts.

  • Minister Marlene

    For some reason I just love #12 teeny tiny fingerprints. How cute!

    I can’t believe #14.

  • megamatt09

    A lot of intriguing information. Thank you for sharing.

  • yes me

    I liked this one Jimmy cheers

  • Erin Miller

    It did make me laugh. By the way, you mentioned blinking twice.

  • LCM Linda

    Amusing to know all these facts. Great list. Well-done.

  • albert1jemi

    Thanks for sharing

  • Roril Barr

    i had a great time reading.

  • Michal Dorcak

    Haha, the picture almost made me puke. The fart fact made me laugh and the last thing made ma smile :) . Anyway, I usually laugh much more often than that :) .

  • Karen Gross

    Humans are fascinating creatures. I just want to know – since my hair is dyed copper, does that mean that I am just faking my intelligence?

  • Anuradha Ramkumar

    Some are new to me and some I’m already aware of. Thnx for the share.

  • Raj the Tora

    very nice facts. Thanks a lot

  • gaby7

    Liked these facts! Now is that a man or a woman? I mean the picture up there!