8 fascinating facts about the human body

1. The human brain

A single human brain generates more electrical impulses in a day than all the telephones of the world combined.

2. Burning calories

A person burns more calories when they are asleep than when they watch TV.

3. Fingerprints

The human embryo acquires fingerprints within three months of conception.

4. Dreams

The average person forgets 90% of their dreams.

5. Blushing

When you blush, your stomach also turns red.

6. Left handed

Only 7% of people are left handed.

7. Fingernails

Fingernails grow about four times faster than your toenails.

8. The tongue

The strongest muscle in the human body is the tongue.

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