The creation of human beings is among one of the most mind-boggling questions and is still a mystery. It is considered that the human body is a power-packed living machine that works in such an impeccable way, which is almost impossible to replicate. Additionally, there are some amazing facts related to the human body that I should share with you. So, continue reading to find out our pick of the top 10 interesting facts about the human body.
Fact No. 1
When human babies are born, most of them have blue-colored eyes irrespective of their genetics. Melanin is the pigment responsible for the color of the eye, and after the birth of a baby, the true color of the eye is revealed after the Melanin is fully deposited or is darkened by ultraviolet light rays.
Fact No. 2
Most of you may know that the blood provides oxygen to the different parts of the body. However, the only body part that has no blood supply is the cornea of the eye, and it directly intakes oxygen from the air.
Fact No. 3
The size of the human eyes remains same throughout the life, while the human nose and ears grow continuously until death.
Fact No. 4
The little finger of the human hand may look less powered and weak. However, you will be amazed to know that the little finger a.k.a. ‘pinky’ is responsible for 50% of the total strength of the hand.
Fact No. 5
You may have never expected it, but a human mouth has bacteria that are larger in number than the total human population in the world.
Fact No. 6
When a human dies, the process of body decomposition starts almost after 4 minutes of death. This process is known as self-digestion, and during this process, the bacteria and enzymes present in the human body start eating the body.
Fact No. 7
On average, a total of nearly 600,000 particles of skin got shed each hour by the human body. In terms of weight, an average of 1.5 pounds (680 grams) of skin is lost in a single year. According to this fact, a person having an age of 80 years should have lost skin weighing 120 pounds (or 54.43 Kg).
Fact No. 8
An average human body contains enough water that can fill a 50-liter container, contains a significant amount of carbon that can be used to make almost 900 pencils, contains enough potassium that can fire a toy cannon, and contains fat that can be used to make 7 soap bars.\
Fact No. 9
The only organ in the human body that can regenerate itself is the liver, which is also the largest organ in the human body.
Fact No. 10
You may get surprised by the fact that the fastest muscles in the human body are the one, which is responsible for the closing of the eyelid and is known as Orbicularis oculi. The muscle is so fast that it can contract within 1/100 of a second and allows eye blinking.