Dec 2, 2016, 2:51 AM
Your kidneys are incredibly efficient. They filter out 95% of the water in your blood for re-use, and 99% of the salts. Also they filter about 80L of blood a day.
Nov 25, 2016, 2:25 AM
There are approximately 100 billion neurons in the human brain which is roughly the same as the number of stars in the milky way.
Nov 18, 2016, 2:42 AM
Numerous times today you could have developed cancer. Sometimes when a cell is about to go cancerous, it will commit suicide to keep itself from harming other cells.
Nov 11, 2016, 2:09 AM
Human babies are stronger than an ox, pound for pound.
Nov 4, 2016, 3:01 AM
If you accidentally cut off your fingertip, as long as the last joint is still intact the fingertip will grow back.
Oct 28, 2016, 3:41 AM
Your nose and ears will continue to grow throughout your life. This is why older people tend to have large noses and ears.
Oct 21, 2016, 3:05 AM
When your face touches water at under ~21C, your body activates the Mammalian Diving reflex, slowing your heart rate and withdrawing blood to your core.
Oct 14, 2016, 4:25 AM
Human thigh bones are 4x stronger than concrete.
Oct 7, 2016, 3:09 AM
Without mucus, your stomach would digest itself.
Sep 30, 2016, 3:01 AM
The surface area of a human lung is equal to a tennis court.