• Cuddling (and other acts of love) help to heal physical wounds faster due to the release of oxytocin.Upload to Facebook
    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.Upload to Facebook
    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.Upload to Facebook
    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.Upload to Facebook
    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.Upload to Facebook
    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.Upload to Facebook
    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.Upload to Facebook
    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.
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    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.Upload to Facebook
    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.Upload to Facebook
    Trimethylaminuria is a metabolic disorder that makes you smell like day old fish. It has no known cure or treatment.
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