Spooky and Ghoulish Body Facts

Every square inch of your body has around 32 million bacteria on it

Blood sucking hookworms inhabit 700 million people worldwide

Three hundred million cells die in your body every minute

A human head remains conscious for about 15 to 20 seconds after it is been decapitated

In late 19th century Egypt where wood and coal were scarce but human mummies were abundant, millions of mummies were used as fuel for locomotives

Humans shed 600,000 particles of skin every hour; 1.5 pounds a year. By age 70, you will have lost 105 pounds of skin

Your heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 30 feet

When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop, even your heart

In the course of a lifetime you will grow 2 meters of nose hair

You produce 25,000 quarts of spit in a lifetime, enough to fill two swimming pools

You were born with 300 bones, but by adulthood you have only 206

The Neanderthal’s brain was bigger than your

Happy Halloween!

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