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Females learn to talk earlier, use sentences earlier, and learn to read more quickly than males.
Fingernails grow fastest on the hand you favor.
Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.
Flu shots only work about 70% of the time.
Food can only be tasted if it is mixed with saliva.
For people that are lactose intolerant, chocolate aids in helping milk digest easier.
Forensic scientists can determine a person's sex, age, and race by examining a single strand of hair.
Forty percent of Americans have never visited a dentist.
From a complete stop, a human is capable of outrunning a Formula One Racecar for about 30 feet!
Girls have more tastebuds than boys.
Half of all Americans over the age of 55 have no teeth.
Household bleach is the recommended chemical to decontaminate people exposed to the anthrax virus, by the U.S. F.D.A. .
Human birth control pills work on gorillas.
Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete!
Identical twins do not have identical fingerprints.
If you are bitten by a poisonous snake, and fail to receive medical attention, you still have a 50% chance of survival.
If you are locked in a completely sealed room, you will die of carbon dioxide poisoning first before you will die of oxygen deprivation.
If you cut a 'V'shape into your toe nails, you can prevent 'in-grown'toe nails.
If you unfolded your brain, it would cover an ironing board.
If your skin is laid flat it will cover an area of 18 square feet.
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