Interesting Scary Facts

You are more likely to be infected by flesh-eating bacteria than you are to be struck by lightning.

Daily you will breathe in 1 litre of other people’s anal gases.

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

An average person’s yearly fast food intake will contain 12 pubic hairs.

Butterflies taste with their feet.

During an hour’s swimming at a municipal pool you will ingest 1/12 litre of urine.

One study, involving 303 doctors and surgeons, with more than 13 years of experience has proven that they have more skills at computer games than other people. Surgeons complete the game with at least 11 seconds faster than those with another job.

Statistically, if you sleep seven hours a night, the rate of cardiovascular disease is reduced by half. More than nine hours of sleep, and less than five, increase the risk of heart disease by 50%.

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