22 Facts You Didn’t Know About Belly Buttons.

22 Facts You Didn’t Know About Belly Buttons. December 15, 2017

Belly buttons are the wonderful birthmarks that come in different shapes. It’s a feature that characterizes us humans. People pierce the belly button to wear attractive jewelry and show their belly buttons in all their glory. You may know that each one of us has an absolutely different birthmark but here are some interesting facts about your belly button you never knew!This happens due to a not so common defect in the baby called umbilical hernia. In this condition, the baby’s intestines poke through the intestinal wall. And it requires a surgery, leaving the baby without a belly button.

So what exactly is a Belly Button? Why do we have it? Basically it is the first scar on your body acquired after the umbilical cord is cut.

Every mammal starts from a simple belly button as long as they don’t come from an egg.

Belly buttons are a home to mass amounts of bacteria. According a research, there were a total of 2,368 species living in the belly button. Pretty gross, right?

Believe it or not, there is a record holder named Graham Barker, who was recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records to have collected the largest amount to Navel Lint. His collection started from, 1984.

Belly button piercings may look attractive to you, but the fact is that they take a very long time to heal. An average time lasts from 6 to 12 months. And if it is not properly taken care of, it can cause serious infections.

Men tend to have more Belly Button lint as compared to women. It is mostly because of the hair around it.

Yes, you read that right. A Dublin science gallery made cheese from belly button bacteria and also from arm pits and mouth bacteria. Quite appetizing.

Navel gazing is a kind of medication called Omphaloskepsis, in which people reflect on one’s navel to meditate.

It is true, people do have belly button fetishes and like a certain kind of belly button they find attractive in their partners.

Our Earth has its own navel, located in Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. It is 200 feet wide and can go as deep as 65 feet. Imagine the amount of lint it could harbor!

It is true, people do have belly button fetishes and like a certain kind of belly button they find attractive in their partners.

Your belly button is one of the dirtiest places there even could be. From cloth lint to bacteria, everything resides in your tiny belly button.

Belly button piercings can cause really harmful infections that can hurt a lot.

There are different kinds of belly buttons and each one differs from the other. The two most common are innies and outies.

Innies are more common than outies and only 4%of the population has an outie. Actually, outies are a result of incorrectly tied umbilical cord at the time of birth.

Belly buttons can treat several alignment problems and there are many chakras in yoga related to belly buttons. And they actually work!

Sharks too are mammals and hence they also have belly buttons.

In Indian mythology, male belly buttons are very sacred since it is believed that they are born from the navel of Lord Vishnu.

According to a survey, the most attractive belly button is a T shaped navel.

Karolina Kurkoza who is known as the most attractive woman, has no belly button!

Each person has a different belly button compared to another, just like our finger prints.