• 30 More Weird Facts About the Human Body That Will Amaze You

    If you are interested in strange and weird facts about the human body take a look at this list of human body facts we've assembled for you. Some of these weird facts about human beings will simply amaze you. Some of these facts about the human body are interesting, some are gross and others are just simply the strangest human body facts you'll find.

    Also check out our previous post 30 Weird Facts About the Human Body

    1. Blood makes up about 8 percent of a person's total body weight

    2. Belly buttons grow special hairs to catch lint.

    3. The average person has 67 different species of bacteria in their belly button.

    4. The human nose is capable of detecting over one trillion different smells.

    5. A human being's mouth produces about one litre of saliva each day.

    6. Humans are the only species known to blush.

    7. The human heart beats more than three billion times in an average lifespan.

    8. Humans are the only animal with chins.

    9. Women’s hearts are known to beat faster than men’s.

    10. The average person forgets 90% of their dreams.

    11. The human body is known to give off a tiny amount of light that it too weak and therefore not detectable to the human eye.

    12. Human beings lose 80% of their body heat from the head.

    13. Only 7% of people in the world are left-handed.

    14. Men blink twice as often as women.

    15. Human beings with blue eyes are more sensitive to pain than others.

    16. Human bones are considered to be about 5 times stronger than steel.

    17. Sperm cells are the smallest cells in a male human body.

    18. By age 60 most people will lose about half of their taste buds.

    19. It is impossible for humans to sneeze with their eyes open.

    20. On average, a person says 4,800 words in 24 hours.

    21. Ingrown toenails are hereditary.

    22. Human eyes remain the same size from birth.

    23. A person will burn more calories asleep than watching TV.

    24. There are about 40,000 bacteria in the human mouth.

    25. Fingernails grow about four times faster than your toenails.

    26. The human eye can distinguish 10 million different colors.

    27. At birth a child’s body is made up of around 300 bones while an adult human has just 206.

    28. The total weight of the bacteria in the human body is around 2 kgs.

    29. About one percent of human beings can see infra-red light and 1% can see ultra violet radiation.

    30. Laid out end to end, the blood vessels of an adult human could circle the equator four times!

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