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chocco
14-12-03, 21:20
Health Facts

1.You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching the television.
2.Banging your head against a wall will use roughly 150 calories an hour.
3.Toothpaste was 'invented' over 4000 years ago, albeit not in the form we know it - Egyptians used crushed pumice stone and vinegar as a form of paste.
4.Romans used urine as tooth cleaner (contains ammonia) and particularly saught out Portugese product.
5.Our nails grow at a rate of around 0.1 mm per day. So it would take roughly 3 months to replace an entire fingernail.
6.Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
7.To humans, acorns are poisonous and if digested can cause kidney damage.
8.The velocity of your cough can be up to 60mph.
9.Each day we lose anywhere from 10,000 to 100,000 brain cells.
10.A study of American currency revealed the presence of bacteria, including staphylococcus, e-coli, and lebsiella, on 18 percent of coins and 7 percent of the bills.
11.The average adult will stand around 0.5 inches taller in the morning than in the evning due the slight cartilage compression that happens over the course of a day.
12.Synesthesia is a rare condition where the human senses are combined. Synesthetes can 'see' words, 'taste' colours and shapes, and 'feel' flavours.
13.When you wake up in the morning and find crusty stuff in your eyes, that is essentially the same as the stuff in your nose.
14.On average a person will blink over 10,000 times a day.
15.Sneezes can reach up to 100 mph.
16. The human brain is about 75% water.
17.It takes more muscles to frown than it does to smile.
18.Each day your heart beats around 100,000 times.
19.A beard grows an average of 140mm a year.
20.Relative to size, the strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.
21.One out of every three people canít snap their fingers.
22.Human adults breathe about 23,000 times a day.
23.There are about 100,000 hairs on the human head.
24.In a public bathroom, the stall which is closest to the door is usually the cleanest, because it's the least used.
25.You spend 1/3 of your life in bed.
26.An average person will spend two weeks of their life kissing.
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tazmine
14-12-03, 21:48
I must crush my pumice stone tonight, & mix it with some vinegar...lovely toothpaste!...but better than #4.
Thanks, Chocco. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif

AnotherLara
14-12-03, 21:51
24.In a public bathroom, the stall which is closest to the door is usually the cleanest, because it's the least used.

A valuable fact indeed. :D

Nicky
14-12-03, 22:04
1.You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching the television.TV seems to be totally useless, lol http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/tongue.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

Titanium
14-12-03, 22:06
Originally posted by chocco:

21.One out of every three people canít snap their fingers.
Im one of them :(