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Females, The Unexplainable Species

Facts most women don’t even know about their own gender



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    Women are an unexplainable species.  Here's some facts that may help to shed light on the mysterious creatures.

    • When a woman relaxes, only 10 percent of her brain tunes out.
    • During unprotected sex with an infected partner, women are 10 times more likely to contract AIDS than males.
    • One quarter of women will experience depression in the U.S.
    • The most common cause of death among women is heart disease.
    • The term “woman” is supposed to have been rooted from the Middle English term “wyfman,” meaning the wife (wyf) of a man.
    • The average weight of a woman is 163 pounds.
    • Women are twice as likely as men to go blind.
    • Women provide the majority of informal care to spouses, friends, neighbors, in-laws and so on.
    • Women earn 77 cents for every dollar men earn.
    • The closer a woman lives near the equator, the more likely she will give birth to a girl.  (Data suggests temperatures and exposure to sunlight favors the birth of females.)
    • Women love going to restrooms in groups.  Rumor is, they tell secrets and gossip while applying lipstick.
    • More women work in education as well as health and social services than in any other industry.
    • The average height of a woman is 5 feet 4 inches.
    • International Women’s Day is March 8.
    • There are more females in the U.S. than males.
    • 7 million women in the U.S. suffer from bulimia and/or anorexia, accounting for 90 percent of eating disorder related cases.
    • The breasts of females of the human species are proportionately bigger than those of female mammals.
    • Out of the 155 million women in the U.S., 83 million are mothers.
    • The first Mother’s Day was coordinated by Anna Jarvis in 1908.
    • Women are more likely to die within a year of their first heart attack, because rates of having a second heart attack are high.
    • One-third of females in America have a college degree.
    • Women influence the purchasing decision of a vehicle by 80 percent, and they have a 95 percent veto power.
    • Women have stronger immune systems then men, but they are more likely to develop autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis.
    • Women have a higher life expectancy over men.

    For more information, visit http://thehealthylivingsite.com, http://facts.randomhistory.com, http://4wheeldrive.com.