There are so many distractions in life. Sometimes we're so distracted we look over the most seemingly mundane things that are actually incredible – especially in regards to our own bodies.
Often scrutinzed but rarely appreciated, these people share facts about the human body that still astound them to this day.
1/29. Here's a random one. When you shout, your brain kind of turns down your hearing so you don't deafen yourself.
2/29. When you get a sunburn, it's not your skin cells being damaged by the sun and dying, it's your skin cells' DNA being damaged by the sun and them killing themselves so they don't turn into cancer.
3/29. The human hand is one of the most insanely fine tuned pieces of organic machinery on the planet. It contains an absurdly dense amount of nerve cells and special nerve adjustments that make it incredibly sensitive to extremely small signals. Because of this, and the insane art that is the natural craftsmanship of our hands, the human hand has a dexterity for precision that other apes do not have, let alone the rest of the barbaric in comparison animals.
And you use it to browse memes.
4/29. I find this so cool. Basically, humans can regulate heat while running/jogging/walking, while the animals being chased (antelope for example) cannot regulate their heat efficiently...
The hunter keeps the animal in sight, running to where they can catch up to it, not allowing it the chance to rest in the shade and cool down. Eventually, the animal either dies of heat exhaustion, or is just too exhausted to continue running away, and the hunter can easily kill it with a spear at close range...
Insane to think that your body is able to run an animal to death.
529/. Look at an object on the wall across the room. Now keep looking at it while you move your head back and forth, up and down. Your eyes stay pointed at that spot. Not hard to do, is it?
For that to happen, you brain needs to (continued onto the next page...).
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