Did you know….

* One in every 1000 babies is born with a tooth.    

* A person will die from lack of sleep sooner than they will from starvation, which usually takes a few weeks.    

* Humans have 46 chromosomes, peas have 14 and crayfish have 200.    

* Each person sheds 22 kilograms of skin in his or her lifetime.   

* More germs are transferred shaking hands than kissing. (YAY for kissing! LOL)    

* A fetus only acquires fingerprints at the age of three months.     

* We share 98.4% of our DNA with a chimp – and 70% with a slug.    

* Human fetuses react to loud rock music by kicking. (ROCK ON kids!!!)   

 * At just 12 weeks the human fetus can scowl and squint.

Source: The People’s Almanac 2, compiled by David Wallechinsky and Irving Wallace.



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