Archive for December 15th, 2017

Fun Fact Friday, Number Fifty-Four!

December 15, 2017

Today’s real facts (courtesy of are all about bones.  Did you know that . . .

  • one quarter of all the body’s bones are in the feet? (Real Fact #56)
  • a pigeon’s feathers are heavier than its bones? (Real Fact #126)
  • at birth a human has 350 bones, but only 206 bones when full grown?  (Real Fact #272)
  • your big toe only has two bones; the rest of your toes all have three? (Real Fact #790)
  • your skull is made up of 29 different bones? (Real Fact #827)
  • human thigh bones are stronger than concrete?  (Real Fact #1388)