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A sneeze can travel as fast as 100 miles per hour.
A toothbrush within 6 feet of a toilet can get airborne bacteria from flushing.
A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans.
A woman's sense of smell is most sensitive during ovulation.
About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30!
About 400 different kinds of microbes live on and in the human body.
About half of all Americans are on a diet on any given day.
According to an age old custom, carrying a dead shrew in your pocket wards off rheumatism!
All humans are 99.9% genetically Identical and 98.4% of human genes are the same as the genes of a chimpanzee.
Among older men, vanilla is the most erotic smell.
An average adult produces about half a liter of flatulent gas per day, resulting in an average of about fourteen occurrences of flatulence a day.
Approximately 70,000 people in the U.S. are both blind and deaf!
At age 70, more than 70 percent of men are still potent!
Babies are born without knee caps.
Babies that are breastfed are more likely to be slimmer as adults than those that are not breastfed.
Bacteria that cause tooth decay, acne, tuberculosis, and leprosy can be cured with cashews.
Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.
Blue eyes are the most sensitive to light, dark brown the least sensitive.
Boys who have unusual first names are more likely to have mental problems than boys with conventional names. Girls don't seem to have this problem.
By the age of 60, most people have lost 50% of their taste buds.
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