Scary Cool Facts About Your Body

Your body is AMAZING! We gathered some crazy facts about the precision machine that is your body.

Did You Know?

  • Your fingernails grow four times as fast as your toenails
  • Babies are born with 300 bones – adults have 206
  • Eyelashes last about 150 days
  • The heart circulates blood through your body about 1,000 times each day
  • You make about half a quart (500ml) of spit each day
  • The smallest bone in your body is in your ears
  • Your blood has the same amount of salt in it as the ocean does
  • A sneeze blows air out of your nose at 100 miles per hour
  • You are taller in the morning than you are at night
  • Humans are the only animals that shed tears when upset
  • Many more boys than girls are color blind
  • Children have more taste buds than adults do

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