BODY PARTS

Body Parts work together to perform different functions required for life. Learn how your internal organs operate in this section.
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Why do we have fingerprints?

If you've ever considered burning them off for various nefarious purposes, you may want to reconsider. Those babies are more than just loopy tools of identification.

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  • 10 Grossest Things in Your Body Right Now

    10 Grossest Things in Your Body Right Now

    The human body is full of things that might make you shudder -- sweat, eye gunk, pus, partially digested food. What are some of the ickiest and most nausea-inducing items you're carting around in your person? See more »

  • 10 Most Common Body Parts People Hide

    10 Most Common Body Parts People Hide

    No one is perfect, but sometimes, we go above and beyond to hide our flaws. Is your No. 1 insecurity on our list? See more »

  • 5 Things Men Are Most Embarrassed About Their Bodies

    5 Things Men Are Most Embarrassed About Their Bodies

    Every guy is self-conscious about something, and hours are often spent wondering how he measures up to the competition. But what would-be body flaws are the most embarrassing? See more »

  • 5 Things Women are Most Embarrassed About Their Bodies

    5 Things Women are Most Embarrassed About Their Bodies

    Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but women are definitely held to higher standards than men. Could this be why so many of us are embarrassed of our bodies? See more »

  • 5 Things You Didn't Know About Your Heart

    5 Things You Didn't Know About Your Heart

    But no matter how many times you've doodled one on a piece of paper or touched your chest when expressing affection for someone, there's probably a lot you don't know about it. So what are five things you don't know about your heart? See more »

  • Anatomy 101: Human Body Quiz

    Anatomy 101: Human Body Quiz

    You remember a little ditty about the thigh bone being connected to the hip bone, which was in turn connected to the backbone. But what else do you remember about human anatomy? The answers to this quiz are all inside of you -- literally. See more »

  • Do ears really grow your entire life?

    Do ears really grow your entire life?

    Do your ears hang low? Do they wiggle to and fro? Could it be because your ears keep right on growing long after the rest of you has stopped? See more »

  • Girly Body Parts: Why do you embarrass me so?

    Girly Body Parts: Why do you embarrass me so?

    Whether you or the woman in your life deals with sweating, sagging skin, a belly lapping over a belt or other joys of having a physical body in a gravity-bound world, see how much you know about causes and relief for embarrassing bodies, next. See more »

  • Hiding Body Parts Quiz

    Hiding Body Parts Quiz

    Bold is beautiful, but if you have a few flaws, either real or imagined, you may not feel like wearing them proudly for everyone to see. Let's test your mettle when it comes to body image with this quiz about body parts people love to hate. Are you easy going or a master of disguise? See more »

  • How can someone be born with organs outside the body?

    How can someone be born with organs outside the body?

    It happens more often than you may think. Sometimes a baby is born with organs outside of his or her body and has a slim chance of survival. What causes this? See more »

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