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12 Celebrity Photos Of Quick And Fascinating Facts You Didn't Know About Your Body

Every day scientists are discovering new things about the human body. From the bacteria we transmit, to the amount of blood we can pump in an hour, it truly is astonishing what we are capable of.

Read through these incredible facts to discover things about your body you never knew! If you're left-handed, you might want to eat your vegetables!

The strongest muscle in the human body is the tongue.

Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people.

By the age of 60, most people loose their tastebuds

In the morning, a person is about 8 millimeters taller than in the evening.

The facial hair of a blonde-haired man grows faster than that of a man with dark hair.

The scientific name for the belly button is the umbilicus.

Women’s hearts beat faster than men’s.

A newborn child can breathe and swallow at the same time for up to seven months.

On average, a person needs seven minutes to fall asleep.

Human lips are hundreds of times more sensitive than the tips of a person’s fingers.

You can lose 150 calories per hour if you hit your head against the wall.

Women blink about two times less often than men.

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source: Brightside