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Bizarre Fact #21:
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Cephalacaudal recapitulation is the reason our extremities develop faster than the rest of us.

Bizarre Fact #22:
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Contrary to popular belief, hemophiliacs do NOT bleed to death from minor cuts. This rare disease, which affects only males (it is carried by females, but they don't exhibit symptoms), involves an impairment in blood clotting—not an absolute inability to clot. Hemophiliacs today may take clotting serums and often lead fairly normal lives.

Bizarre Fact #23:
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Corpses don't decompose as fast as they used to because of all of the chemicals and additives we eat now.

Bizarre Fact #24:
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Despite accounting for just one-fiftieth of body weight, the brain burns as much as one-fifth of our daily caloric intake.

Bizarre Fact #25:
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Devoid of its cells and proteins, human blood has the same general makeup as sea water.

Bizarre Fact #26:
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Did you know that you can actually die from a broken heart? Studies have shown that people who had experienced great loss or sadness can develop cracks in their heart which could lead to death.

Bizarre Fact #27:
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Dogs and humans are the only animals with prostates.

Bizarre Fact #28:
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Dr. Maurice R. Hilleman is considered to be the godfather of the modern vaccine era. Having created nearly three dozen vaccines - more than any other scientist, Hilleman is also credited with saving more lives than any other scientist. Probably best known for his preventive vaccine for mumps, Hilleman has also developed vaccines for measles, rubella, chicken pox, bacterial meningitis, flu and hepatitis B.

Bizarre Fact #29:
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Drinking water after eating reduces the acid in your mouth by 61 percent.

Bizarre Fact #30:
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During a kiss as many as 278 bacteria colonies are exchanged.


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