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10 Bizarre Facts About Belly Button You Cannot Even Imagine

Yes, you heard it right, we are talking about belly buttons. These might look to be very normal and uninteresting subject to discuss, but what if I told you they are very odd and mysterious in their own self.

Don't believe me, check 'em out for yourself.

10 Bizarre Facts About Belly Button You Cannot Even Imagine

10 Bizarre Facts About Belly Button You Cannot Even Imagine

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It is your first scar!

It is your first scar!

With extremely low improbability, these are the first of scars that we acquire. After the umbilical cord is cut, for most of us, it is the first wound and this little thing left is the scar. Many mammals, especially monkey/ape family have belly buttons.

A handful though, don't have the scar

A handful though, don't have the scar

Few of us and in other animals too, the belly button fades completely, without a trace.

It also hosts great bio-diversity

It also hosts great bio-diversity

A study suggests that at an average 60-70 species of bacteria resides in a normal person's belly button and more than 2400 species have been identified to be living in belly buttons.

Male with hair, wearing undershirt? Recognize this?

Male with hair, wearing undershirt? Recognize this?

Lint. Yes the crappy piece of cloth, hair and dead skin, is the one thing you'll always find there growing. It's the hair, if you are looking for a solution, remove them from around there.

Some even collect it, making Guinness World Record in process

Some even collect it, making Guinness World Record in process

Graham Barker holds the record for the collection of lint from the belly button. He's been collecting since 1984.

You can meditate looking at it

You can meditate looking at it

Greek Monks from Mount Athos did that and can't say about divine insight and knowledge, but they certainly had aching necks.

Omphaloskepsis, is the term for gazing part

Omphaloskepsis, is the term for gazing part

Naval gazing has a technical term.

And gazing it can also be a fetish

And gazing it can also be a fetish

Some people have a strong lustful attraction towards belly buttons and it's very common among masses. There even have been cases of psychotic behavior related to the obsessions.

Earth has one too, Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Earth has one too, Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

The monument hosts a pothole, famously known as the Cosmic Navel. It's more than 200 thousand years old.

Navel bacteria have been used to make cheese

Navel bacteria have been used to make cheese

Apart from that of armpits, mouths and toes, a total of 11 different kinds of cheese had been made. Wonder who ate it, would you?

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