The human body is a prodigious, clammy, fluid-filled machine, always mixing chemicals with high level of accuracy and coordination, producing everything from memories to mucus. Here, we can have a look of how multifaceted, beautiful or just plain mysteries of what your body can do.
Acid that can dissolve metals
Our stomachs can produce gut, a hydrochloric acid that can liquefy metals and barb steel. It cannot wear out our stomachs because it has mucous lining that is preventing it from being corroded.
The impossibility of tickling yourself
It is never possible to tickle yourself because the brain controls each and every part of your body organs thus can predict what you are going to do with it and prepare for the reactive response. For those who have very sensitive skin or body which someone called “high current”, a slight touch from another person will send them shivering and screaming but, you can’t do it to yourself and feel the same way.
All of us are initially born with blue eyes. This is due to melanin which turns with time when exposed to ultraviolent rays to give the eye its color. So, whatever your present colour, remember you were once blue-eyed!
Bones are known for its important function of supporting the body. What is less known about them is that they are responsible for regulating calcium in the body to the extent that, if there is low amount of it some bones are broken down to calcium to boost the levels.
The cracking sounds heard when one presses the fingers toes and neck are echoes of dashing fluid from the joints. It is not too dangerous. However, one should take great care not to break the ligaments in the process of “loving to hear” your fingers snap!
No. sweat does not actually smell bad. Bacteria acting on them are the cause of the smell because of their waste products. We all have different bacteria which explain why some are smelly while others are not.
We produce 2-6 cups of saliva a day. This in a lifetime will equal to mass of saliva able to fill two large pools for people to swim in.
If we could remove the blood vessels and roll them out, it would cover 60 000 miles enough to cover the earth three times!
The nerve impulse that moves to and from the brain travels in 250 miles per hour. This is the fastest speed responsible for the sharp immediate reaction we experience when we are pricked or touch with something hot.
A Quote About Your Body
“Enroll your body, soul and spirit and engage your time to do what you know best. Dedicate yourself to the work at hand and you will be rewarded by the fruits you will bear!” ~ Israelmore Ayivor, The Great Hand Book of Quotes
15 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Own Body in a Video
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