Time: did you knows

  1. A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation (Death can occur about 10 days without sleep while starvation takes a few weeks)
  2. The average human drinks over 60,566 litres (16,000 gallons) of water in a life time
  3. An individual blood cell takes about 60 seconds to make a complete circuit of the body
  4. By age 60 most people would have lost half of their taste buds
  5. Fingernails grow faster than toenails
  6. Humans shed and regrow outer skin cells every 27 days (almost 1,000 new skins in a life time)
  7. In 1900 the average life span in the US was 47
  8. The average life span of a mosquito is 2 weeks
  9. The average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in a life time
  10. The African Rock Python can survive 2 years without eating
  11. The average American will consume over 465 trees worth of paper over their life time
  12. Over 550 hot dogs are eaten every second in the United States
  13. Once a women reachs the age of 30 they lose 1% of their bone mass every year thereafter (by the time a women is 50 she will have lost 20%)
  14. A lions feed once every 3 to 4 days
  15. Lion's can't roar until the age of 2
  16. After you've eaten it takes approximately 12 hours for food to entirely digest
  17. The human eye blinks over 4,200,000 times a year
  18. A person produces enough saliva to fill 2 average size swimming pools during their life time
  19. The human body creates 2,500,000 new red blood cells every second
  20. If you could drive to the sun at a speed of 88.5 km/h (55 mp/h) it would take around 193 years
  21. Cheetahs can accelerate from 0 to 70 km/h (43mp/h) in 3 seconds
  22. The oldest cockroach fossils are over 280 million years old


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