Bizarre Body Facts

An average person releases nearly a pint of intestinal gas by flatulence every day. Most is due to swallowed air. The rest is from fermentation of undigested food.

The two things that make farts smell, skatole and indole, are commonly used in making perfumes.

A newborn's first breath requires 50 times the suction of an ordinary breath.

An infant breathes about three times faster than a 20-year-old.

Most men's pupils get 1/3 bigger when looking at pictures of sharks, but shrink in reaction to pictures of babies.

The muscles in the average eye move up to 100,000 times a day.

One square inch of your skin has over 600 sweat glands and 90 oil glands.

In a hot climate, a person can perspire up to 3 gallons of sweat a day

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Oct 17, 2009