Today is International Men's Day (yes, such a thing exists).
These are 10 quick facts about men that you may, or may not already know:
1) Men typically have darker hair than women, due to higher levels of melanin, which which influences people's skin tone, hair color, and eye color.
2) Men's teeth are larger than women's. The same goes with their jaws, cheekbones, and eyebrows.
3) This may be the most obvious, but men snore more than women, with an American study showing that 40 per cent men are habitual snorers, compared to 24 per cent women.
4) Men can process threats better, as they have bigger amygdala than women.
5) Men's skin is about 25 per cent thicker than women's, and the texture is also rougher.
6) Unfaithful men who cheat on their partners typically have lower IQ levels, research have shown.
7) Men spend almost a year of their lives staring at women, a survey has found.
8) Men lie six times a day - twice as often as women.
9) A man spends six months of his lifetime shaving.
10) Men with shaved heads are perceived as an inch taller, and 13 per cent stronger than men with hair. Good news for the folicullarly challenged.
Bonus: Men are struck by lightning five times more often than women.
So there you go; 10 quick facts about men in our lives. To all men, have a great International Men's day!
Source: India Times, Best Life
Photo source: Stock Adobe
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