7 Body Facts That You Probably Didn't Know About, Until Today

Suruchi Patwary , 12 Sep 2019

The human body is a unique piece of machinery—with a few weirdly shocking quirks. We know how our bodies work but there are some things we never really paid attention to. Like did you know when we breathe, almost all of the air is going in and out through one nostril? The workload keeps shifting from one nostril to another every few hours! Shocking, right? If you wanna know more such cool facts about the human body, then scroll down to find out!

1. Mighty Strong Pinky Finger

Almost 50% of your hand strength actually comes from the pinky finger. Couldn’t have ever guessed that one!

2. The History Of Goosebumps

Goosebumps actually evolved to make our ancestors hair stand up in order to make them appear more threatening to predators.

3. Hungry Brain

In the case of extreme starvation, your brain will start eating itself. Not so smart, eh Mr. brain?

4. The Lips And Anus Connection

The lips and the anus are the two ends of the alimentary canal, a pipe in our body. And what’s even weirder is that the lips and the anus are made of the same material!

5. Thumping Thumbs

Our thumbs have their own pulse. How cool is that, right?

6. Gallons Of Saliva

An average person produces enough saliva to fill two swimming pools in their lifetime. That’s a whole lotta saliva, no?

7. Burning Stomach Acid

Stomach acid is so strong that it can easily dissolve metal. If it touched your skin, it would literally burn right through it.

Crazy, right? Who knew all this was going on in our bodies! If you know of any more such interesting facts, do let us know about them in the comments below.

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