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Earth - How much of your body is your own?

Browse the full list. • Bill Gates is actually worth $1,956• Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has five times fewer cells in his brain than in his liver• Top tennis player Serena Williams has 24.5 trillion red blood cells powering her body• Internet and social media pioneer Mark Zuckerberg’s body contains 800MB of data• President Barack Obama’s head rules his heart; his brain weighs 1.4kg, his heart just 0.4kg Welcome to The Making of Me and You, a unique, new digital interactive from BBC Earth that details extraordinary personalised facts. Just input your date of birth, sex at birth, height and weight, and choose the metric or imperial units that make most sense to you. And instantly find out: Explore, enjoy, and share with your friends either the whole page, or your favourite insights, comparing your vital statistics. Will Robots Take My Job? Beautiful Relaxing Music. Expert tips for avoiding dining faux pas - BBC Reel.

Gratuito PowerPoint Infographics y diseños para descargar - Step-by-step guide: How to video call your family. Image copyright Getty Images/BBC If you are self-isolating at home, video-chatting can help you stay in touch with your friends and family.

Step-by-step guide: How to video call your family

This guide will show you how to make a video call using a smartphone, or receive one using your desktop computer - or help you explain how to do so to others. How to video call with an Android phone If your phone is made by OnePlus, Google, Honor, Huawei, LG, Samsung or Sony, it is an Android phone. Several other companies make Android phones too.

There are plenty of free apps you can use to make video calls including Google Duo, Facebook Messenger, Skype, WhatsApp and Zoom. The man who refused to freeze to death - BBC Future. After a short while deliberating, the three men decide to risk the swim.

The man who refused to freeze to death - BBC Future

Within 10 minutes, the two others had succumbed to the cold. In all, it took Friðþórsson six hours to swim to land. How was he able to survive for so much longer than his compatriots? For the fishermen, the first few minutes after hitting the water were critical. Cold water takes heat away from the body quicker than air at the same temperature. He later described remaining clear-headed throughout his swim. Finally, Friðþórsson reached a village, and around 7am on Monday morning he knocked on someone’s door. Friðþórsson, now 58, is a large man. How long can you survive in Australia's outback? Image copyright Getty Images The stories of three people stranded in the Australian outback for two weeks have captured global attention.

How long can you survive in Australia's outback?

Two of them survived, while a body was found on Thursday, presumably of the third person. The outback is a vast remote area in the centre of Australia: dry, arid and almost entirely uninhabited. How to charge your phone abroad with no plug adaptor. Pocket knife saves Canadian man during grizzly bear attack. Image copyright Courtesy Jenifer Dowler Colin Dowler might not be alive today if it weren't for a small pocket knife with a two-inch blade and five forestry workers.

Pocket knife saves Canadian man during grizzly bear attack

The Canadian man was mountain biking on a logging road in the remote backcountry of British Columbia, roughly 300km (185 miles) north of Vancouver. He was exploring potential hiking routes on Mount Doogie Dowler - he and his brother had plans to climb the mountain named after their grandfather. He was heading back home after spending the night in the woods when he came around a bend and saw a grizzly bear.

At the time he didn't know that he would end up in a life-or-death struggle with the animal - and that his luck would turn after the attack. He was hoping that like most bears, it would prefer to avoid human contact and head back into the woods. Unprovoked bear attacks - provincial conservation officers believe this is such a case - are extremely rare. Image copyright Universal Images Group via Getty Images. An alternative way to capture childhood on your phone. Parents are desperate to record childhood memories and the smartphone has allowed them to do this like never before.

An alternative way to capture childhood on your phone

But what is the best way to go about it? If all the videos you took of your children growing up were damaged and you could keep only the pictures or the sound, which would it be? I liked to tantalise myself with this question before I had children, and I imagined surprising people by saying that - despite being a video journalist - I would choose the sound. There is something more evocative about it, particularly the voice. To hear again a deceased relative, for example, is more arresting to me than to see a picture or silent video. However, what I've actually found since becoming a parent is that there is another way of recording the fleeting moments of childhood, the results of which are more precious to me than either video or sound. My preferred method still involves the smartphone, but it is focused on the power of words.

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