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50 Incredibly Weird Facts About the Human Body

As long as we make efforts to take care of ourselves and live healthy, there is a good chance that our bodies will serve us well for a long time. Our bodies truly are amazing. You might be surprised at what your body is capable of after reading these 50 weird facts about the human body: The Brain Complex and poorly understood, the brain is what makes everything work properly. The body may be kept alive, but without the brain, a person can’t truly live. The brain doesn’t feel pain: Even though the brain processes pain signals, the brain itself does not actually feel pain.Your brain has huge oxygen needs: Your brain requires 20 percent of the oxygen and calories your body needs — even though your brain only makes up two percent of your total body weight.80% of the brain is water: Instead of being relatively solid, your brain 80% water. Your Senses You might be surprised at the amazing things your various senses can accomplish. Reproduction Body Functions Musculoskeletal System

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