Ever wonder why we call our elbow the 'funny bone'? Find out this fact and more in this trivia did you know section; The answer is as follow; When we hit that certain spot on our elbow we get a tingling pain sensation, and this is caused by a blow to the ulnar nerve which is located alongside the 'humerus' bone. This is known to be a brief form of paralysis (numbness). Other Did you know;-
Your jawbone is the hardest bone in your body.
Both sexes have an equal number of ribs, 24 to be exact.
Only one in every two thousand babies are born with a tooth showing.
When you were born, you had 350 bones in your body, and after childhood 144 of these bones fused together.
About every seven years, your body replaces the equivalent of an entirely new skeleton.
Laughing and coughing put more pressure on the spine than walking or standing.
It is the opinion of most anthropologists that the human thumb is responsible for man's superiority to the lower primates. Our thumb gives us dexterity to build tools and to record history.
Your middle fingernail is the quickest one to grow. It takes about 150 days to grow out a full length fingernail.
The largest muscle is the latissimus dorsi. This is the flat muscle of the back that operates during arm movement.
The smallest muscle of the skeleton is the stapedius which measures 1/20th of an inch. It is the activator of the stirrup that sends vibrations from the eardrum to the inner ear.
Your eyesight is the sharpest in the middle of the day.
The human eye can detect over 10,000,000 different colors!
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