Mind Blowing Facts About Your Body

Few things are as complex and interesting to us as our own bodies. Hundreds of thousands of years of evolution have served to make us one of the true marvels of nature. And yet most of us spend so little time thinking about it. It takes intricate cooperation between thousands of working parts just to keep us alive.

  1. Getting Skinnier
    Humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour. That adds up to about 1.5 pounds every year. In fact, most of the dust underneath your bed is probably your own dead skin.