20 Fun Facts That Are Only About Women

Wifman

Wifman

I bet you can guess where the word "woman" comes from, right? Well, maybe not exactly but it's definitely got something to do with "man"...

Yep. The word is a derivative of "wifman" in Middle English, which literally means "wife of the man".

Three Nipples

Three Nipples

About two percent of women around the world have an extra nipple. Bonus!

Hey, does anyone remember the original Total Recall...??



Consumers

Consumers

During the course of her life, the average woman will eat somewhere between 4 and 7 pounds of lipstick.

You Look Like You Need A Hug

You Look Like You Need A Hug

Researchers tell us that a woman is far more likely to trust somebody who hugs her for at least 15 seconds.



Pain Threshold

Pain Threshold

There are studies which suggest that women have a higher pain threshold than men ....and then there are many others which are totally inconclusive. It still remains a mystery.

Get Protection

Get Protection

It has been proven that around 80% of wrinkles are caused by the sun. So, wear sunscreen, if not for matters of health, then for matters of a more superficial nature.



Hiccups

Hiccups

Women hiccup less than men (on average, of course).

Sweaty Perils

Sweaty Perils

Women also sweat far less than men. About half actually. Again, on average.



Live Long And Prosper

Live Long And Prosper

It's beginning to look like it might be better to be a woman than a man here (no, we're not considering the pain of childbirth). In part, due to the fact that womens' immune systems age at a slower rate than mens', women live longer.

Getting Emotional

Getting Emotional

Not only do the dreams women have tend to be more emotional in nature than in men, they also have more nightmares than dudes do.



The Crying Game

The Crying Game

Women cry somewhere between 30 and 60 times throughout the course of a year (yes, on average - there are some cold bitches in the world!) while for men, it's usually about five times less.

I Put It To You, Sir, That Your Pants Are Indeed On Fire!

I Put It To You, Sir, That Your Pants Are Indeed On Fire!

Women lie about half as much as men do. That's no real revelation, is it?



Preggaz For A Year!

Preggaz For A Year!

Way back in 1945, an LA lady named Beulah Hunter was recorded to have been pregnant for a whole 375 days! This is the longest on record. However, some ambiguity remains due to the fact that there were no ultrasounds to be had in those days, and so is could have been a total miscalculation.

Womb Transplant

Womb Transplant

In 2013, a woman who had received the planet's first ever womb transplant, became pregnant.



Behind The Wheel

Behind The Wheel

Women are far less likely to be in a car accident than men.

Left-Overs

Left-Overs

Chinese women who are not married by the time they're in the late 20s or early 30s, are called "sheng nu" which basically means "left over woman".



Lovelace

Lovelace

Apart form having an awesome name, Ada Lovelace was also technically the world's first ever computer programmer. She was the first to ever write an algorithm intended to be carried out by a machine.

Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall

Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall

During the course of her life, the average woman will spend around five whole days looking in to a mirror.



...And Another Year....

...And Another Year....

In addition to the mirror, she'll also spend about another year of her life looking in to the closet and deciding what to wear.

 

Talking and Talking

Talking and Talking

Okay, so we already know that men tells a lot more lies than a woman, but in terms of words as a whole, women have that well and truly covered. Research suggests that women talk an average of 20,000 words each and every day. Men? 7,000....