You might claim that you know your body very well, from your allergies to your sleeping posture, but the human body is the most complex and fascinating machine created. We at Khurki are going to point out some strange and weird facts about your body, some are gross and some will tickle your funny bone.
All in the head
You will be amazed to know that your brain is capable of generating enough electricity to light a 15-20 watt (dim lightbulb) and although your brain processes pain signals, it actually doesn’t feel any pain.
Keratin in your tongue?
You will feel disgusted to know that your tongue can grow hair. It is completely harmless and common condition. Tongue is made up of keratin, the same protein your hair is made of. Another fascinating fact is that your tongue is the strongest muscle in your body.
An average human produces around 1.5 litres of saliva every day, that means throughout your life you produce enough saliva to fill two swimming pools.
Your nose is capable of distinguishing around 1 trillion different smells. And you women reading this post take pride that you have better sense of smell than men.
My heart is beating
You will be shocked to know that your heart isn’t on the left side of your chest. It is actually located in the middle of your chest.
Around the world
If ever you laid your blood vessels in a straight line end to end, it would be as long as 100,000 miles. Astonishingly, it is enough to wrap the circumference of the earth four times.
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You will be amazed to know that ‘SEX’ can actually help relieve pain even though your significant other may have used this excuse of ‘headache’ to avoid sex. The truth is intercourse helps in relieving pain and cold too.
It is an amusing fact most men will agree with, you guys have to regularly deal with unwanted and untimely erections while sleeping or before waking up in the morning.
You will be thrilled to know that it takes more muscles to frown than to smile, that’s why they say ‘KEEP SMILING’.