How much do we blink in a lifetime??And many more questions!!!!

Some weird questions, answered by some wonderful answers...

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Again I found information from a book called 'Do cats have Belly Buttons?'. This part of information is from The Human Body section of the book. Last time the information I got was from The Life in the Wild section.

How long do we spend in a lifetime with our eyes closed just by blinking???

A blink lasts for about 0.3 to 0.4 seconds. It is said that we blink about five times a minute, every minute, for about 18 hours a day. This adds up to 30 minutes a day and about 5 years in a lifetime. So we spend five years of our life with our eyes shut from blinking. Obviously excluding the hours we sleep.

If your eyebrow is shaved how long does it take to grow back???

Human hair grows about 23cms a year and eyebrows tend to be about 3cms long. So, if you shaved your eyebrows it would take about 17 days for them to grow back.

What is the smallest bone in the *body??

The smallest bone in the body is found in the ear and it is called the stirrup bone, so-called because it is shaped like a horse riders stirrup.

What are we made of???

We are mostly made of water! Seventy per cent of the body is made up of water. Since water consists of hydrogen and oxygen, so those are the two elements 70 per cent of your body is made up of.

Why do we remember the scary parts of a movie more than the happier parts???

Researchers in California suggested that a structure in the centre of the brain called the amygdala may work like a storehouse of the terrifying pictures you see in a film. This is the part of the brain which decodes emotions and detects threat.

Do blind people dream????

Blind people do dream. It depends if they turned blind, because they could still remember and dream about the images they saw, before they turned blind. Most blind people are not completely blind - they can see some light and colour, the light and colour would be reflected in their dreams.

Are women built to talk more than men???

If you would like to joke about this, here are some funny well-known sayings:

'When both husband and wife are wearing trousers, it is not hard to tell them a part- because he is the one that's listening'...

'The tongue is the sword of a woman and she never lets it become rusty!'


So what do you think, did you find the questions and answers interesting, hopefully you do!!!
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