Our Top Ten Quirkiest Body Facts

Thursday 5th September 2013 by Charlotte Maxwell

Hello you lovely lot. As we are still excited about our BIG TEN promotion we thought we would stick with the theme of ten and have put together a list of the Top 10 quirkiest body facts.  Something for you all to enjoy and share with your mates:

1.  The higher IQ someone has, the greater the frequency of dreams while sleeping.

2  Sneezes regularly exceed 100 mph, while coughs clock in at about 60 mph

3  Fidgeting can burn about 350 calories a day

4  The fastest growing nail is on the middle finger

5  Astronauts cannot burp in space. There is no gravity to separate liquid from gas in their stomachs.

6  Your ears secrete more earwax when you are afraid than when you aren’t

7  The brain operates on the same amount of power as 10-watt light bulb

8  The acid in your stomach is strong enough to dissolve razorblades

9  Your teeth start growing 6 months before you are born

10 After eating too much, your hearing is less sharp