The average human body temperature has been dropping by 1/20 of a degree Fahrenheit per decade, since being established as 98.6 in 1851. The reason is improved health and thus reduced population-level inflammation; heat is a symptom of inflammation.
When drinking alcohol and getting the spins, there will be the feeling of acceleration in a particular direction. As the alcohol wears off, there will be the feeling of acceleration in the opposite direction as alcohol leaves the vestibular system.
Scientists studying the belly button fluff of 60 people found 1,458 bacteria completely new to science. One participant’s fluff contained oil found only in soil from Japan, where he had never visited.
Your nose is always visible to you. Your mind ignores it through a process called Unconscious Selective Attention.
People with cold water being poured into their left ear tend to be less optimistic about their health.
You steadily “dry out” as you age. A newborn human baby is 75 percent water, adult men are about 60 percent, adult women 55 percent, and elderly people are roughly half.
The Sama-Bajau, a sea-faring and nomadic people, have physical adaptations that enable them to see better and dive longer underwater. It was recently discovered that they have evolved bigger spleens that provides a larger reservoir of oxygenated red blood cells.
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.