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The average red blood cell lives for 120 days.
There are 2.5 trillion (give or take) of red blood cells in your body at any moment. To maintain this number, about two and a half million new ones need to be produced every second by your bone marrow.That's like a new population of the city of Toronto every second.
Considering all the tissues and cells in your body, 25 million new cells are being produced each second. That's a little less than the population of Canada - every second !
A red blood cell can circumnavigate your body in under 20 seconds.
Nerve Impulses travel at over 400 km/hr (25 mi/hr).
A sneeze generates a wind of 166 km/hr (100 mi/hr), and a cough moves out at 100 km/hr (60 mi/hr).
Our heart beats around 100,00 times every day.
Our blood is on a 60,000-mile journey.
Our eyes can distinguish up to one million colour surfaces and take in more information than the largest telescope known to man.
Our lungs inhale over two million litres of air every day, without even thinking. They are large enough to cover a tennis court.

Guess how many acts of sexual intercourses happen daily in the world - approx.. 100 million!

Is kissing good for your health? Apparently so, the extra saliva that is exchanged reduces decay of teeth by keeping your mouths clean.


Can you lose calories by merely kissing? Apparently so, you lose 26 calories if you kiss for a minute and 260 if you did it for 10 minutes.

If your girl-friend or wife has a headache it maybe cured yes by having an intercourse but remember to give them orgasm! Research indicates that powerful endorphins or pain killers are released by females during orgasm.

Do you want to burn your calories in the bed! Have vigorous sex for half an hour and burn 150 calories and you can lose three pounds in a year - if you have sex 7 to 8 times a month. Increase the frequency and you can lose more weight. But mind you it has to be vigorous.

Do you think of sex several times in a day! Don't worry you are not the only one. 54% of men and 19% of women think about sex everyday or several times a day.


Men of which countries seem to be romping most of the time of the year? The Americans and Greeks seem to get the maximum sexercise they do it 124 and 117 times respectively. The Indian lags behind in this Olympics of sorts - they only do it 76 times a year but the Japanese men seem to be the least interested and only do it 36 times.

Do you know how many condoms are used in the world every year? The figure is astronomical between six and nine billion. Most condoms are produced in Thailand ( three billion).

It is estimated that worldwide 15.6 million people have rheumatic heart disease and that there are 470,000 new cases of rheumatic fever and 233,000 deaths attributable to rheumatic fever or rheumatic heart disease each year – mostly in developing countries.

High blood pressure is called the "silent killer." High blood pressure can lead to stroke, heart attack, heart failure or kidney failure.
You can lessen the risk of heart attacks by certain lifestyle modifications – e.g. smoking, obesity, alcohol intake, physical inactivity and stress.
You can add up to 5 years to your life expectancy by quitting smoking - the earlier the age at which you quit the better.

Eating fish once a week can reduce your chances of a heart attack by 52% .

Hostile personalities are at higher risk of developing heart attack.

Watching the World Cup increases the risk of a heart attack.

Each year about 56 million people die around the world.

35 million of theses deaths are due to non-communicable diseases

17.5 million deaths occur from cardiovascular or heart diseases.

7.6 million deaths are due to cancer

7.1 million people deaths are related to high blood pressure.

4.4 million succumb to high levels of cholesterol.

2.6 million deaths occur due to Obesity and its related problems like developing diabetes or high blood pressure.

Around 1 million people die from diabetes.

465,000 women died due to breast cancer in 2007

20,000 people in the world are daily dying due to cancer.

This is rather worrying as the average human scalp has 100,000 hairs.


A sneeze can blast out of your nose at a speed greater 100 mph
The human body can survive longer without food than without sleep. While starvation takes a few weeks you would die after about 10 days without sleep.
An average human drinks about 16, 000 gallons of water in a lifetime.

Babies are born with 300 bones, but by adulthood we have only 206 in our bodies.

Your heart beats some 37,000,000 times in a year. During your life it’s will beat some two-and-a-half billion times.

Every square inch of your body is populated by an about 32 million bacteria.

Your largest internal organ is the small intestine at an average length of 20 feet. If cut into pasta size pieces it would serve four.

85% of your brain is water.

Three-hundred-million cells die in the human body every minute.

The largest human organ is the skin, with a surface area of about 25 square feet.

Humans shed about 600,000 particles of skin every hour - about 1.5 pounds a year.

By 70 years of age, an average person will have lost 105 pounds of skin.

Humans shed and regrow outer skin cells about every 27 days - almost 1,000 new skins in a lifetime.

It takes 17 muscles to smile --- 43 to frown.

The average duration of sexual intercourse for humans is 2 minutes. – see pigs .

It is impossible to kill yourself by holding your breath.

The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 30 feet.

You blink about 84 million times in a year.

When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop-- even your heart!

40 people are sent to the hospital for dog bites every minute.

Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until they are 2 -6 years old.

In the course of a lifetime the average person will grow 2 Metres of nose hair.

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