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Amazing Facts to Blow Your Mind

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Vimto
Male, 40-49, Europe
 2487 Posts
Thursday, September 13, 2012 8:43:32 AM
History not being my thing I didn't know the cleopatra thingy.

I`ve learnt something today.

Yay.

Byfield
Male, 18-29, Europe
 468 Posts
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 11:31:17 PM
Nerve cells are subject to rolling replacement too, thats just one of those things they say, like your eyeballs never grow. They totally do.

VirtualParty
Male, 18-29, Eastern US
 794 Posts
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 10:52:39 PM
One of these facts is not like the others one of these facts is wrong.

Nerve cells do not replicate and are not replaced. Though, the atoms in said cells can be replaced.

HiEv
Male, 40-49, Eastern US
 557 Posts
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 6:56:07 PM
Sorry, I don't grow new teeth every 10 or less years, so the "complete replacement" claim is bogus.

Even if you just go to "all cells have been replaced", again, completely bogus. Neurons in the cerebral cortex are almost never replaced and cardiomyocyte heart cells are rarely replaced and that rate slows as you age. Even if you lived to be 100, you`d probably only replace half those heart cells and just a few percent of your brain cells. (source)

Science facts are nice, but they`re better when they`re right.

uatme
Male, 18-29, Canada
 1005 Posts
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 6:31:57 PM
How did he know I was breathing manually?

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