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If your stomach didn't produce a new layer of mucous every two weeks, it would digest itself.
If you’re over 100 years old, there’s an 80% chance you’re a woman.
In ancient China, people committed suicide by eating a pound of salt.
In Nepal, cow dung is used for medicinal purposes.
In older people, memory is best early in the morning and then declines during the late afternoon.
In the average lifetime a person will breath in about 44 pounds of dust.
Ingrown toenails are hereditary.
It is possible to go blind from smoking too heavily.
It takes 17 muscles to smile, 43 to frown.
Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!
Maggots will only eat flesh if it is dead. For this reason, they are often used to remove the burnt skin from severe burn patients.
Males sweat 40% more than females.
Medical studies show that intelligent people have more copper and zinc in their hair.
Mel Gibson has a horseshoe kidney (two kidneys fused into one)!
Midgets and dwarfs almost always have normal sized children.
More boys than girls are born during the day; more girls are born at night.
More than 40,000 parasites and 250 types of bacteria are exchanged during a typical French kiss!
More than 6,000 people with pillow-related injuries check into U.S. emergency rooms every year!
Nearly 80 percent of all sudden cardiac arrests happen at home.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
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