Why Don't Your Eyelashes Grow?

Why Don't Your Eyelashes Grow?

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Read Beth Ann Ditkoff's posts on the Penguin Blog. Ever wondered what that small dewdrop thing is in the back of your throat? Or why you hiccup? Why Dona€™t Your Eyelashes Grow? addresses every weird question about your body that you could think ofa€”or didna€™t even think to ask. Prompted by the brain stumpers her own children and patients have asked her over the years, Dr. Beth Ann Ditkoff compiled a list of curious medical questions. In this book, she reveals the mysteries of the human body (gross, funny, or ugly!) to children and adults. With eye-opening questions, like a€œWhy do toenails grow slower than fingernails?a€ and a€œWhy do you have earwax?a€ to weird oddities, like a€œWhy do some people have dimples?a€ and a€œWhy do you get a headache when you eat ice cream too quickly?a€ Ditkoff also explains hilarious and bizarre anatomy a€œsituationsa€ that every curious kid wonders, from a€œIf you put a pea up your nose, will it go into your brain?a€ to a€œIf you eat Pop Rocks candy and drink soda at the same time, will your stomach explode?a€ With expert explanations throughout, Why Dona€™t Your Eyelashes Grow? is an entertaining potpourri of fun factoids packed with real information.Why. do. you. get. bad. breath? Bad breath, or halitosis, is usually caused by the bacteria that live in your spit (saliva). ... One of the best ways to check for bad breath is to lick the inside of your wrist and let it dry for a couple of seconds.

Title:Why Don't Your Eyelashes Grow?
Author:Beth Ann Ditkoff
Publisher:Penguin - 2008-10-02


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