Last night, over several cocktails, the discussion among several friends turned, somehow, to the fact that one of them had an extra sinus. I won’t get into details, save to say that I feel sorry for her husband, but she claimed that this afflicts 10 percent of people. I’d never heard of such, so naturally, I turned to the Google. And while I can’t find anything to support her statistics, I did run across this interesting list of Useless Body Parts, a few deserve note:
MALE UTERUS: A remnant of an undeveloped female reproductive organ hangs off the male prostate gland.
Well this is news to me! If I end up pregnant, I just want to go on record as saying I want a C-section. That’s all.
BODY HAIR —Brows help keep sweat from the eyes, and male facial hair may play a role in sexual selection, but apparently most of the hair left on the human body serves no function.