Spain is the only country in the world that has a monument to the liver – “The silent and unselfish organ.”
Your eye’s pupil got its name from Latin “Pupilla”, which means little doll. Because that’s what you see when you look into someones pupil, the little doll version of yourself.
The ‘stomach in your mouth feeling’ on a roller coaster is your organs floating inside you.
Over 99% of Koreans lack a gene called ABCC11. The gene is what causes the body odor. Only 2% of Europeans have this same mutation.
Most of the genetic changes and muscle memory spurred by exercise are lost by a month or two of no training, a study found.
A Pennsylvania man survived 12 hours laying frozen by the side of the road in subzero temperatures because the low temperatures preserved his brain and other organ functions.
On average, the center of gravity is about three percent higher in blacks than whites. This partially explains why blacks are better sprinters and whites are better swimmers.
The sudden startled jolt awake sometimes experienced when on the verge of sleeping is known as a hypnic jerk, and is likely a vestigial reflex selected to help primates avoid falling while resting or asleep in trees.
Up to 70% of people will experience a hypnagogic jerk when falling asleep. A hypnagogic jerk is an involuntary muscle spasm that occurs as a person is drifting off to sleep. The phenomenon is so named in reference to the hypnogogic state — the transitional period between wakefulness and sleep.
Victoria’s Secret model Karolína Kurková was born with a medical complication causing her to have no belly button. An artificial navel is photoshopped into each of her photographs.