• Cuddling (and other acts of love) help to heal physical wounds faster due to the release of oxytocin.
    Cuddling (and other acts of love) help to heal physical wounds faster due to the release of oxytocin.
  • The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea in the eye. It takes in oxygen directly from the air.
    The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea in the eye. It takes in oxygen directly from the air.
  • CT body scans expose the patient to the same amount of radiation as that experienced within a mile and a half of the Hiroshima atomic bomb.
    CT body scans expose the patient to the same amount of radiation as that experienced within a mile and a half of the Hiroshima atomic bomb.
  • Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death.
    Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death.
  • The happier you are, the less sleep you require to function in everyday life. Sadness increases the urge to sleep more.
    The happier you are, the less sleep you require to function in everyday life. Sadness increases the urge to sleep more.
  • Silent farts have the most concentrated doses of sulfur, the compound that makes farts smell.
    Silent farts have the most concentrated doses of sulfur, the compound that makes farts smell.
  • Our blood alcohol concentration typically peaks 30 to 60 minutes after our last drink.
    Our blood alcohol concentration typically peaks 30 to 60 minutes after our last drink.
  • The brain takes the longest of any organ to develop and goes through more changes than any other organ in the human body.
    The brain takes the longest of any organ to develop and goes through more changes than any other organ in the human body.
  • Cleaning a cat's litter box can cause Toxoplasmosis, if the cat is infected.
    Cleaning a cat's litter box can cause Toxoplasmosis, if the cat is infected.
  • Trimethylaminuria is a metabolic disorder that makes you smell like day old fish. It has no known cure or treatment.
    Trimethylaminuria is a metabolic disorder that makes you smell like day old fish. It has no known cure or treatment.