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Amanda Thomas
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Human hair is made up of a body protein called
keratin and it grows out of an opening of the
skin called Follicle.
Human hair is virtually indestructible.
Human kidneys have about 1 million nephrons
that filter out liquids and wastes.
Human lips have a reddish colour because of
the great concentration of tiny capillaries just
below the skin.
Human skin cells multiply every second to
replace the worn ones.
Human skin contains 45 miles of nerves.
Human skin has a tendency to shed 40 pounds
of skin in lifetime.
Human speech is produced by the interaction
of 72 muscles.
Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks.
Humans and dolphins are the only species that
have sex for pleasure.
Humans are bioluminescent and glow in the
dark. The light that we emit is 1,000 times
weaker than our human eyes are able to pick up.
Humans are extremely visual; 90% of the
information we gather from our surroundings is
from our eyesight.
Humans are the best long distance runners on
the planet. Better than any four-legged animal.
Humans are the only animals to produce
emotional tears.
Humans are the only mammal that cannot
swallow and breathe at the same time.
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