The “heart” of the matter. Today’s facts will center on unique facts about the heart. Were you aware that . . .
- a hummingbird’s heart beats 1,400 times per minute? (Real Fact #127)
- the blue whale’s heart is the size of a small car? (Real Fact #232)
- ancient Egyptians believed the “vein of love” ran from the third finger on the left hand to the heart? (Real Fact #309)
- the common garden worm has five pairs of hearts (Real Fact #750)
- women’s hearts typically beat faster than men’s hearts? (Real Fact #829)
- the King of Hearts is the only king without a mustache? (Real Fact #1012)
- an octopus has three hearts? (Real Fact #1031)