Did you know that during your lifetime you'll eat approximately 35 tons of food or that the average human will grow 590 miles of hair? A fascinating new book by MITCHELL SYMONS interprets our world
2 The number of teeth lost, on average, every 10 years by a person who smokes 20 cigarettes a day.
2.72 The weight in kilograms of lipstick the average woman uses during her life.
3 The number of times around the world a person will walk in the average lifetime.
7.5 On average, murderers are 7.5 years younger than their victims.
10 There are 10 distinct types of laughter (amused, joyous, sympathetic, polite, relieved, disappointed, embarrassed, stressed, commenting and ironic).
10 The number of days a person can go without sleep before dying. A person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation.
700 Wearing headphones for an hour increases the bacteria in your ears 700 times.
THE HUMAN BODY
2 The amount in metres of nose hair an average person grows. 17 The number of muscles we use to smile.
25 If all 600 muscles in your body pulled in one direction, you could lift 25 tons.
100 How fast a human sneeze travels in miles per hour.
121 The number of litres of tears an individual sheds in a lifetime.
450 The number of hairs in an average eyebrow.
590 The length of hair in miles that the average person will grow during their life.
9,000 Of the 10,000 taste buds in the average human mouth, 9,000 are on the tongue (the other thousand are on the palate or in the cheeks).
86,000,000 The number of bits of information per day that the human brain is capable of recording.
The averages person's hair will grown up to 590 miles during their entire life
400 quarter-pound burgers can be made from one beef carcass