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Facts We Learned About Human Anatomy That Made Us Say 'Really?'

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Vote up the facts about the human body that genuinely surprise you.

Sure, you and your body are inseparable, but how much do you really know about it? What are the reasons for all the funky things it does - like sleeping, sweating, sneezing, or growling when it wants some lunch?

Many of us are severely uninformed when it comes to basic human biology facts, and that's a deficit this list intends to rectify. Some of these human anatomy facts are bound to blow your mind. For instance, did you know you're glowing right now? Or that your liver is kind of a superhero? Or that you have way more than five senses?

It's with you everywhere you go, but its full range of talents may surprise you. Vote up the facts about the human body you're learning for the very first time.