• your brain weighs around 3 pounds.  All but 10 oz. is water.
  • It takes 200,000 frowns to make a permanent wrinkle.
  • while you’re resting, the air you breathe passes through your nose at about 4 miles per hour.  At this rate, you breathe over 400 gallons of air every hour.
  • bone is about 4 times stronger than steel.  It can endure 24,000 pounds of pressure per sq. inch.
  • the average adult has about 18 sq. feet of skin.
  • the average man shrinks a little more than one inch between the ages of 30 and 70. In the same period of time, the average woman shrinks two inches.
  • to say one word, you use over 70 muscles.
  • your brain uses less power than a 100-watt bulb.
  • women have a more developed sense of smell than men do.

-Uncle John’s Third Bathroom Reader

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