14 Fascinating, Super-Disturbing Facts About The Human Body

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Covering up the most disgusting things about the human body is big business. And that makes sense, because as it turns out, your body is a Stephen King novel from top to, er, bottom. If your body isn't currently doing some seriously screwed-up shit, it's definitely about to start doing them.

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THE GOOEY STUFF COMING OUT OF YOUR NOSE MIGHT BE YOUR BRAIN'S CEREBROSPINAL FLUID (CSF). CSF surrounds the brain, contained within a lining called the

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YOUR BODY IS HOME TO MILLIONS OF FOREIGN BACTERIAL SPECIES. According to new research, your mouth has more bacteria living in it than there are human

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YOUR STOMACH IS SECRETLY TRYING TO KILL RTSELE The stomach secretes hydrochloric acid to digest food and disinfect itself from other unwanted particle

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MEN'S NIPPLES CAN BE STIMULATED TO PRODUCE MILK. INTRODUCING THE RIGHT HORMONES, ESPECIALLY PROLACTIN, CAN MAKE THIS POSSIBLE. There have been numerou

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14 Fascinating, Super-Disturbing Facts About The Human Body

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YOU SHED ABOUT EIGHT POUNDS (3.6 kg) OF SKIN A YEAR. So where does the shed skin go? The dust that collects on your tables, TV, window sills, and thos

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14 Fascinating, Super-Disturbing Facts About The Human Body

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PREGNANCY BRAIN IS REAL. Research has shown that pregnant women actually lose a small part of the brain responsible for concentration and decision-ma

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THE HUMAN HEAD REMAINS CONSCIOUS FOR SEVERAL SECONDS AFTER IT'S BEEN CHOPPED OFF. THE BRAIN RECEIVES NO TRAUMA FROM A CLEAN DECAPITATION, AND MAY CONT

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YOUR BODY IS A MANUFACTURING MACHINE OF SNOT AND SALIVA (AND MANY OTHER THINGS) On average, your body makes about a liter and a half of snot in a day,

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YOUR BODY NEARLY SHUTS DOWN TO PROTECT YOU FROM DROWNING. It's called the diving reflex, which influences many bodily functions when you're submerge

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GUYS, IF YOU HAVE AN ORGASM BUT NO SEMEN COMES OUT, SEE A DOCTOR. There is a type of medical condition in men called retrograde ejaculation in which

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IF YOU THINK CANCER IS THE MOST TERRIFYING TUMOR, THINK AGAIN. These horrifying tumors, called teratomas, can grow real teeth, hair, bones, intestines

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14 Fascinating, Super-Disturbing Facts About The Human Body

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