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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

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

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

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

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

14 Fascinating, Super-Disturbing Facts About The Human Body

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

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

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,

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

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

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

14 Fascinating, Super-Disturbing Facts About The Human Body
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