Health & Body

The human body is as complex as it is mysterious. So many systems work together in perfect cohesion, all controlled by the epicenter – our brain. Despite there still being many things we don’t understand about the body or mind, extensive research has revealed some amazing facts!

Laughter, for example, can actually boost your immune system and stave off infections; tears, on the other hand, are used to clean our eyes, but scientists don’t actually know why we produce them when we’re upset!

Want to learn more about exercise, your body, or the complex organs within it? Then check out the facts in this section!

Are zombies biologically possible?

Are Zombies Biologically Possible?

Did you know that the Ophiocordyceps fungus can turn a dead insect into a zombie by releasing spores into its brain?

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Carbohydrate facts

10 Energizing Facts About Carbohydrates

Did you know that carbohydrates like white bread, cake, and potato chips are bad for your teeth?

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Facts about brushing teeth

10 Facts About Brushing Your Teeth

William Addis invented the toothbrush while in prison; he made it out of cow bone and pig bristles.

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What is metabolism?

What Is Metabolism?

Did you know that you can help increase your metabolic rate by just getting 7-9 hours of sleep every night?

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Do you really need tonsils?

Do You Really Need Tonsils?

Did you know that doctors perform about 530,000 tonsil removal procedures on kids in the US each year?

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Health benefits of laughing

10 Health Benefits of Laughing

Did you know that people are thirty times more likely to laugh at something if they are with somebody else?

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Old medical practices that cause more harm than good

8 Old Medical Practices That Did More Harm Than Good

In the early 20th Century, there was a popular energy drink called RadiThor that contained radium.

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10 Healthiest Vegetables

What Are The 10 Healthiest Vegetables?

Broccoli and Brussels sprouts contain an antioxidant called kaempferol, which helps to detoxify the body and prevent cell damage.

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Facts about running

11 Interesting Facts About Running

Did you know that the world's oldest marathon runner was 101 years old? Fauja Singh ran the London Marathon in 7 hours 49 minutes.

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Top 10 Most Bizarre Diets

10 Most Bizarre Diets You Won’t Believe Exist

Did you know there is a diet called the Air Diet where you eat nothing but air?

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Health benefits of eating cranberries

6 Health Benefits of Eating Cranberries

Did you know that Cranberries can slow the effects of memory loss and aging of the skin?

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What does the bladder actually do?

What Does Your Bladder Actually Do?

Did you know that most people pee on average between four and ten times per day?

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