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13 Freaky Facts About The Human Body

Halloween has got to be one of our favourite celebrations - what could be better than spooky sweet treats, crazy costumes and scaring yourself silly? We’re getting ready for next week's scare-fest with these 13 unBOOlievable facts about the human body that are certain to creep you out… who knew our own bodies were so freaky? 

 

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  • Babies are born with over 90 more bones than they'll have as adults. 
  • When you shed tears for different reasons, be that from sadness, happiness or a strong onion, they actually have different compositions.
  • It takes 12 hours to completely digest your food.
  • It’s nearly impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
  • You are shorter when you go to bed than you are when you wake up.
  • There are mites living in your eyelashes.
  • Your heart can keep beating outside of your body.
  • Your mouth produces three pints of saliva daily.
  • Your ears and nose will continue to grow your entire life.
  • You blink approximately 8,000,000 each year.
  • Humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour – that’s more than ½ kg per year.
  • When you blush, the lining of your stomach blushes too, turning red in colour.
  • Fingerprints aren’t the only way to reveal someone’s identity; your tongue also has a print that’s completely unique to you.