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The human brain is about 85 percent water.
The average human body contains enough iron to make a 6 inch nail, enough sulfur to kill all the fleas on an average dog, enough carbon to make 900 pencils, enough fat to make seven bars of soap, enough potassium to fire a toy cannon, enough phosphorus to make 2, 200 match heads and enough water to fill a 10 gallon tank.
A cough releases an explosive charge of air that moves at speeds up to 60 miles per hour.
There are 45 miles of nerves in the skin of a human being.
The average human shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour, this is about 1.5 pounds per year. By age 70, an average person will have shed 105 pounds of skin.
84% of a raw apple is water.
96% of a cucumber is water.
Americans eat about 11 billion bananas a year, making it the fruit eaten more than any other fruit. Bananas are actually herbs and like all herbs, they die after fruiting.
The expression, "mad as a hatter" came from 19th century craftsmen who made hats and were known to tremble with palsy, mix up their words, be irrational, and highly excitable. This was because of their exposure to chronic mercury poisoning from the solution used to treat the felt. This toxin attacked the central nervous system and caused the behavioral symptoms.
Celery has negative calories. When you eat a celery, you will expend more calories to eat and digest it that the calories consumed from the celery.
Human blood travels 60,000 miles per day as it moves through the arteries, arterioles and capillaries, and back through the venules and veins.