Thursday, January 30, 2014

Human statistics

 - The average adult male shaves off 1 lb of beard per year.
 - A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realizes it's there though!
 - Men get hiccups more often than women do.
 - Nearly all boys grow at least as tall as their mothers.
 - 55,700 people in the US are injured by jewelry each year.
 - Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better.
 - On average, people spend more than five years of their lives dreaming.
 - The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.
 - In the course of a lifetime the average person will grow 2 meters of nose hair.
 - The average American makes six trips to the bathroom every day; that's about 2 1/2 years of your life down the drain.
 - The average American spends six months at red lights throughout his or her life.
 - By the age of 75, the average American has created about 110,000 pounds of garbage.

  - Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
 - On average, humans have 9,000 taste buds in their mouths, tongues, and throats.
 - The average person will swallow 295 times while eating.
 - In your lifetime your body will produce more than 25,000 quarts of saliva.
 - Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
 - It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
 - Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left handed people do.
 - The average person laughs 13 times a day.
 - In an average lifetime a person will walk the equivalent of three times around the world.
 - In one day an average person will take about 18,000 steps.
 - A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans!
 - Most people take an average of seven minutes to fall asleep.
 - When asked to name a color, 3 out of 5 people will say red. 

 - Americans consumed 2 billion dollars worth of mayonnaise last year, and only 800 million dollars worth of Kethcup.

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