Saturday, February 17, 2007

facts: which is our smallest muscle?

The smallest muscle in the human body is attached to the smallest bone.
Called the stapedius, it controls the stirrup bone and
is only 0.127 centimetre(1/16 in ) long.

Sunday, February 4, 2007

Fact : What makes body hair stand on end?

When are you frightened you may feel a tingling sensation down the back of your neck. This is your hair standing on end! It is caused by small muscles at the root of each hair. Although it is not very very visible in humans you can see it clearly when a cat is frightened. Its hairs stand erect so the animal appears bigger to its enemies.

Friday, February 2, 2007

fact: why do we have eyebrows ?

Although we have hair all over our bodies,
it tends to grow thickest where some form of
protection is needed. Both eyebrows and eyelash
are designed to protect the eyes from dust.

Sunday, January 28, 2007

facts: why do people blink?

Facts: Everytime we blink,
normally about 360 times per hour,
tear is secreted by the lachrymal
gland In the corner of the eye.
This tear spread over the cornea
to keep the eyeball clean & moist.
The amount you blink increases when dust,
wind or brignt light threates to harm the eye.

Friday, January 26, 2007

What is the weight of human heart?

Did you know?
The heart of an average woman about 8 oz (250 grams).
The heart of an adult man is heavier and weighs around 10 oz (300 grams).