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Do you know any amazing facts about the human body?

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gianggiang 28 January, 2016 - 15:51

Obviously, bananas are different from human bodies. What about the similarity ? 50% of human DNA is the same as a banana.

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Ken 29 January, 2016 - 15:28

Wow… Bananas and human have the same root?
I've got some classmates who have allergy to bananas, on the other hand, I like banana. Might this show that my DNA need more banana cells?? Anyway, I think 90% of Mr.Hormer's DNA is the same as a banana! !
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sona 24 January, 2016 - 11:56

I was impressed by the fact that most of the atoms are only empty space ,just air or nothinges and if it took it out our body would be very small. This way we are empty. It is rediculous.

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ivantorre99 10 December, 2015 - 20:59

I am very surprised because I did not know that there were so many body cells. Did you know that a nap of 20 minutes is good for our health. In fact, we help to improve our concentration, mood and productivity.

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Ken 11 December, 2015 - 10:20

Hey ivantorre! I know that 20min. nap (particularly in the afternoon) is good for our health!
Did you know how long a person's DNA is when it is stretched?
It's 2.5million time around the earth!! A great mystery in our body!!

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Aitorze 9 December, 2015 - 23:11

In my case I find it very interesting that something like bacteria are so useful and necessary to live and that most of the cells are atoms empty , air or nothing. Another interesting factor is that when you look at someone you love, your pupils dilate and when you look at someone you hate,occur the same. Also, an interesting fact is that foot thumbs have two bones
, while others have three bones.

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Ken 10 December, 2015 - 06:32

Wow, interesting! In that sense, nobody tells if sb loves me or hates me by judging their eyes?! I always tend to think the former, cause I'm a kind of optimist!
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Jonathan - Coor... 10 December, 2015 - 01:42

Hi Aitorze. I didn't know that about the big toe (that it only has two bones). That is interesting. Thanks for sharing :)
Jonathan (LearnEnglish Teens Team)

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xesco10olvera 3 December, 2015 - 15:26

We need sleep at least eight hours to stay good all day until when you go to bed next day. We have 7 octillian cells in our bodys.

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marta_diaz 1 December, 2015 - 15:20

I know some things about the human body, for example that 75% of our body weight is water or that people are morning 1cm higher than in the evenings.

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mylilimine 12 September, 2016 - 11:41

I know it, too. In the evenings we are smaller than in the morning because the gravity power crumples up us. I think that science, specially biology, is amazing!

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mbamarina99 26 November, 2015 - 21:04

I know some interesting facts about the human body. For example, if we join all the blood vessels in our body, it would measure about 97,000 km.

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Ken 29 November, 2015 - 05:38

Wow, it's longer than making the double circuit of the equator!!
Oh, I feel the universe in my body!!
ヽ(´ー`)ノ

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fatimamz_98 24 November, 2015 - 18:33

I know one amazing fact : A woman's ovaries contain nearly half a million ovules, but only 400 have the opportunity to create a new life.

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Goliath12 24 November, 2015 - 16:48

Did you know that blood travels through the whole body and come back to the heart with only a heart pump. In addition, you need to breath by your nasal to enter a clean air to your body. Also, the small intestine is 5 metres long if it is straight, but because it takes a loopy shape in our body it looks much smaller than that.

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taniamarquez 24 November, 2015 - 14:46

Something amazing the human body, some people can do forms with language and those people they know how to do if your parents know it.

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