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    One of our surgeon's where I work send this to me via e-mail, I felt like sharing and so it goes...

    Cool Facts about the Human Body

    Scientists say the higher your I.Q. The more you dream.

    The largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest is the male sperm.

    You use 200 muscles to take one step.

    The average woman is 5 inches shorter than the average man.
    Your big toes have two bones each while the rest have three.

    A pair of human feet contains 250,000 sweat glands.

    A full bladder is roughly the size of a soft ball..

    The acid in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve razor blades.

    The human brain cell can hold 5 times as much information as the Encyclopedia Britannica.

    It takes the food seven seconds to get from your mouth to your stomach.

    The average human dream lasts 2-3 seconds.

    Men without hair on their chests are more likely to get cirrhosis of the liver than men with hair.

    At the moment of conception, you spent about half an hour as a single cell.

    There are about one trillion bacteria on each of your feet.

    Your body gives off enough heat in 30 minutes to bring half a gallon of water to a boil.

    The enamel in your teeth is the hardest substance in your body.

    Your teeth start growing 6 months before you are born. you are looking at someone you love, your pupils dilate, and they do the same when you are looking at someone you hate.

    Your thumb is the same length of your nose.

    At this very moment I know well you are putting this last fact to the test...!
    Last edit by Joe V on Aug 6, '12 : Reason: formatting for easier reading
    RehabRNjc, kay0324, CallieNM, and 12 others like this.
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    LOL...I looked at my thumb and read the last line!
    NF_eyenurse, ElSea, Sugarcoma, and 1 other like this.
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    Good to know I'm less likely to get cirrhosis of the liver. And I thought a full bladder was bigger than that... I've catheterized almost 2 liters before....
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    Average dream is 2-3 seconds? That's crazy! I have some dreams that are like novels. Love facts like this!!!!!!!!
    kay0324, silverbat, Flare, and 2 others like this.
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    Quote from GitanoRN
    One of our surgeon's where I work send this to me via e-mail, I felt like sharing and so it goes...

    Cool Facts about the Human Body

    You use 200 muscles to take one step.
    Is that why QWOP is so impossible?

    For reference QWOP
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    My thumb was literally on my nose when I read the last one LOL
    kay0324, Michaela, RN, nurse671, and 2 others like this.
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    My thumb is longer then mah nose.
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    I dont know about the acid in the stomach being strong enough to dissolve razor blades. As the charge nurse of emergency general surgery I had a bet on with the consultant about a guy that ingested some...............Pass or Perf??? I won!! he passed them!
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    Very Interesting and Thank God my Husband has Chest hairs LOL...
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    Quote from CrissiQ
    LOL...I looked at my thumb and read the last line!
    I was holding my thumb up next to my nose and then read the last line.
    Last edit by Sugarcoma on Aug 7, '12 : Reason: spelling


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