40 Amazing Facts About The Human Body

Published February 15, 2018
Updated June 13, 2018

Your body is a wonderland. A weird, miraculous, disgusting, wonderland. Learn all about it with these interesting human body facts.

Human Body Facts

Public DomainCheck out these interesting human body facts.

Ever wondered how many times a minute a baby blinks? Or why babies have more bones than adults? Or how big your brain is without all those wrinkles? Or how long your intestines would be if you stretched them out?

Well, now you can find all of these things out from the comfort of your own home, while keeping all of your internal organs safely internal.

Check out these human body facts, and impress all your friends with how much you know!

1. The cornea is the only part of the body with no blood supply – it gets its oxygen directly from the air.


Public DomainThe human body contains enough fat to make seven bars of soap.

2. The human body contains enough fat to make seven bars of soap.

3. Embryos develop fingerprints three months after conception.

4. Between birth and death, the human body goes from having 300 bones, to just 206.

Baby Feet Body Facts

Public DomainA quarter of your bones are in your feet – and, bonus, babies have 94 more bones than adults do.

5. Hearts can beat outside of their bodies.

Katie Serena
Katie Serena is a New York City-based writer and a staff writer at All That's Interesting.