The great animator in the sky had lots of fun when designing the human body 🙂
Take, for example, this list of 100 weird facts about the body. Most of these we know by now (if not, what have you been doing?) but there are some interesting facts that I didn’t know about.
The average person expels flatulence 14 times each day. Even if you’d like to think you’re too dignified to pass gas, the reality is that almost everyone will at least a few times a day. Digestion causes the body to release gases which can be painful if trapped in the abdomen and not released.
Then, as you all know, I carry on about the 6.5 billion (if not more by now) people in the world and the consequences of this … here’s apparently why:
On any given day, sexual intercourse takes place 120 million times on earth. Humans are a quickly proliferating species, and with about 4% of the world’s population having sex on any given day, it’s no wonder that birth rates continue to increase in many places all over the world.
Sleep experts state that a good room temperature for your bedroom when you sleep is between 15 and 18 degrees Celsius. Here’s why:
The colder the room you sleep in, the better the chances are that you’ll have a bad dream. It isn’t entirely clear to scientists why this is the case, but if you are opposed to having nightmares you might want to keep yourself a little toastier at night.
And lastly, a fun fact:
The indentation in the middle of the area between the nose and the upper lip has a name. It is called the philtrum. Scientists have yet to figure out what purpose this indentation serves, though the ancient Greeks thought it to be one of the most erogenous places on the body.