Amazing People Facts

In proportion to its size, the tongue is the strongest muscle in the body.

Apples are more efficient than caffeine at waking a person up in the morning.

The average person will spend two weeks of their life waiting for the traffic light to change.

The average American will sleep a total of 24 years.

During your lifetime, you will eat about 60,000 pounds of food.

One quarter of the bones in your body are in your feet.

Your brain weighs about three pounds. Only 10 ounces are “gray matter”—the rest is water.

The average man will spend greater than 3,000 hours in a lifetime removing more than a total of 30 feet of stubble.

Finger joints are flexed by the average person more than 24 million times throughout their life.

The average human burns more calories sleeping than when watching TV.

The average child spends 28 hours a week watching TV—twice as much as they spend in school.

September 01, 2003 / Did You Know?