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Bizarre Fact #1:
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A follicle that is more oval in shape will produce curlier hair, which, when viewed under a microscope, is more "flat" in appearance than a straight hair, which is "round".

Bizarre Fact #2:
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A new born baby breathes five times faster than an adult man.

Bizarre Fact #3:
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A passionate kiss uses up 6.4 calories per minute.

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A person breathes 7 quarts of air every minute.

Bizarre Fact #5:
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A study by researcher Frank Hu and the Harvard School of Public Health found that women who snore are at an increased risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.

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A woman's heart beats faster than a man's.

Bizarre Fact #7:
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 18 million courses of antibiotics are prescribed for the common cold in the United States per year. Research shows that colds are caused by viruses. 50 million unnecessary antibiotics are prescribed for viral respiratory infections.

Bizarre Fact #8:
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According to the Journal of American Medical Association, as of 1998, more than 100,000 Americans die annually from adverse reactions to prescription drugs.

Bizarre Fact #9:
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Although it's only 2% of our body weight, the brain uses 20% of all oxygen we breathe, 20% of the calories we take in, and 15% of the body's blood supply.

Bizarre Fact #10:
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Although your system cannot digest gum like other foods, it won't be stuck inside of you forever. It comes out with other waste your body can't use.


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