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20 Facts About the Human Nose

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Here are some interesting facts about the human nose.

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Sneezes have a lot of power. Report Abuse
Sneezes can travel at a speed of over 90 miles per hour. In addition, the spray from a sneeze can go as far as five feet and send 100,000 germs into the air.
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Large noses were once associated with power. Report Abuse
In Greek and Roman times, a large nose meant that you were powerful and a strong leader.
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You inherited your sneeze from your parents. Report Abuse
Research has indicated that how we sneeze is a case of genetics versus learned behavior.
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Good smells make you happy. Report Abuse
The next time you are feeling down, spray cinnamon or vanilla to get a pick me up.
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Women have a stronger sense of smell than men do. Report Abuse
In addition, a woman's sense of smell changes when she goes through her menstrual cycle.
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Mucous has a helpful purpose. Report Abuse
It helps to to trap dirt and dust.
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The bone between the nostrils is called the septum. Report Abuse
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Some people can smell rain coming. Report Abuse
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Some say that when your nose itches, someone is coming to visit. Report Abuse
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Babies can recognize their mothers by scent. Report Abuse
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Your nose is the same length as your thumb. Report Abuse
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As we age, our noses will begin to droop. Report Abuse
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A dog's sense of smell is 10,000 to 100,000 more times accurate than a humans. Report Abuse
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As we age, our sense of smell decreases. Report Abuse
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A man can smell a woman's ovulation. Report Abuse
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No two people smell things the same way. Report Abuse
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Men have larger noses than women. Report Abuse
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The nose warms air before it heads to your lungs. Report Abuse
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The hairs in the nose clean the air we breathe. Report Abuse
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The nose can detect one trillion odors. Report Abuse
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