Random Thursday

What totally obscure and intriguing facts will we learn to day with That's a Fact Jack: A Collection of Utterly Useless Information [Updated] by Harry Bright and Jakob Anser? Only one way to find out!


(image borrowed from WebMD.com)
 "There are more living organisms on the skin of a single human being than there are human beings on the Earth's entire surface. An average adult's skin has a surface area of 16 to 22 square feet, each square inch of which houses nearly 20 million microorganisms."

Whoa.


(image borrowed from Red Bubble)

"Like snowflakes or fingerprints, the bacterial profile in your belly button is unique."

That's truly weird! LOL!



(image borrowed from Barbie.com)
"The average person grows about 138 feet of hair every day."

Whaaaat?! And I totally had this Barbie doll as a kid!! LOL! 



(image borrowed from Live Science)
"Skin is the body's largest organ. An average adult's skin weighs eight to ten pounds, making it two to three times as heavy as the brain."

That's really weird!!



(image borrowed from The Australian Carob Company)
"The carat, standard unit of measurement for gemstones, was originally based on the weight of the carob seed."

That's hilarious and intriguing!! LOL!





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