Food For Thought

Food For Thought - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Dec 27, 2006
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Do you know how many smells your nose can pick up? Do you know what part of your body, if unwrapped, would reach to the moon and back? Read on to find out some seriously freaky body facts.

Okay, so you know the basic biology of your bod - but do you know how many smells your nose can pick up? Do you know what part of your body, if unwrapped, would reach to the moon and back? Read on to find out some seriously freaky body facts.

1If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

1If you farted consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.

1A Human farts an average of 14 times a day, releasing around 1/2 litre of gas.

1The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps blood out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.

1If you took all the DNA in your body, unwrapped it and layed it out length wise it would reach to the moon and back.

1The tongue is the strongest muscle in the body.

1Skin is your largest organ, weighing 3.25kg. Peeled off it could occupy about 1.9 sq metres (20 sq ft).

190 percent of house-dust consists of dead skin.

1A nose that can identify up to 10,000 different odours.

1A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years.

1A sneeze can travel as fast as 100 miles per hour.

Do you know any cool and crazy body facts you want to share? our way and we'll be sure to include it in the next edition.

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  • The tongue is the strongest muscle in the body.
  • A sneeze can travel up to 100 miles/hour.
  • The nose can smell up to 10,000 different odors.
  • Our DNA can reach the moon and back.

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