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Did You Know – 08/31/2015

The Human Body is a treasure trove of mysteries. Did You Know:-

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1. The human lungs contain approximately 2,400 kilometers (1,500 mi) of airways and 300 to 500 million hollow cavities, having a total surface area of about 70 square meters, roughly the same area as one side of a tennis court. Furthermore, if all of the capillaries that surround the lung cavities were unwound and laid end to end, they would extend for about 992 kilometers. Also, your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart.
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2. It’s not possible to tickle yourself. This is because when you attempt to tickle yourself you are totally aware of the exact time and manner in which the tickling will occur, unlike when someone else tickles you.
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3. Your nose can remember 50,000 different scents. But if you are a woman, you are a better smeller than men, and will remain a better smeller throughout your life.

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4. The human brain cell can hold 5 times as much information as an encyclopedia. Your brain uses 20% of the oxygen that enters your bloodstream, and is itself made up of 80% water. Though it interprets pain signals from the rest of the body, the brain itself cannot feel pain.

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5. The tooth is the only part of the human body that can’t repair itself.

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6. By 60 years of age, 60% of men and 40% of women will snore. (yep know that to be true)

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7. It is a fact that people who dream more often and more vividly, on an average have a higher Intelligence Quotient.

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Did You Know – 04/22/2013

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1. In 1893 an amendment was proposed to rename US to United States of Earth

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2. Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia, was once a movable city which changed location over 25 times.

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3. Chickens have the uncanny ability to keep their head stable while their body moves around.
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4. It is impossible to tickle yourself . The reason is The human brain anticipates unimportant sensations, such as your own touch.
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5. Happy people make more money.

Researchers followed more than 15,000 individuals from high school age in 1994 to their late twenties in 2008. After following the participants for 14 years, the study found a clear link between a satisfying childhood and a higher salary as adults. Some of the reasons the researchers believe that happier children go on to become more successful is due to their positive, outgoing attitude and their greater likelihood of getting hired, promoted and earning a higher degree.
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Mixing alcohol and diet soda can make you drunker.


Why? Turns out that sugar slows down the absorption of alcohol from the stomach to the bloodstream.
“In other words, it is not that diet soda accelerates intoxication. Rather, the sugar in regular soda slows down the rate of alcohol absorption,” explains Dennis Thombs, a professor at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. He published a paper with similar findings.
“Alcohol, consumed with a diet mixer, results in higher (BrAC) Breath Alcohol Concentrations as compared to the same amount of alcohol consumed with a sugar-sweetened mixer,” says Cecile Marczinski, a cognitive psychologist who authored the new study
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