1. The human eye
    can distinguish
    about 10 million
    different colors.
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  2. Some women can have a genetic mutation which causes them to see millions of more colors.
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  3. People with blue eyes have a higher alcohol tolerance.
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  4. If the human eye was a digital camera it would have 576 megapixels.
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  5. All blue eyed people can be traced back to one person who lived near the Black Sea almost 10,000 years ago.
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  6. We spend about
    10% of our waking hours
    with our eyes closed, blinking.
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  7. Goldfish can't close their eyes as they have no eyelids.
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  8. An Ostrich's eye is
    bigger than its brain.
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  9. Researchers have successfully used the game TETRIS to treat "lazy eye" in adults.
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  10. Albert Einstein's eyes remain in a safe box in NYC.
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  11. Your eyes can get sunburned.
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  12. Black lemurs are thought to be the only primates, besides humans, to have blue eyes.
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  13. Chameleons can move their eyes in two directions at the same time.
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  14. Bees have
    five eyes.
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  15. The space between
    your eyebrows
    is called
    Nasion.
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  16. Blue eyes tend to be more sensitive to light.
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  17. The eye of a giant squid can measure the same as a volleyball ball.
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  18. Humans and dogs are the only two species known to seek visual clues from another's eyes. And dogs only do it with humans.
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  19. Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
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  20. Some lizards squirt blood out of their eyes as protection against predators.
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  21. Cats have
    three eyelids.
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  22. It is impossible to sneeze with the eyes open.
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  23. Ommatophobia is the fear of eyes.
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  24. Eigengrau (“brain gray”) is the color your eyes see in total darkness.
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  25. Night vision goggles are green because the human eye can differentiate more shades of green than any other color.
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  26. Carrots don't make your eyesight better. That was a lie from the British to cover up their technology from the NAZI during WW2.
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  27. There's a laser procedure to change one's eye color from brown to blue, as blue eyes exist under all brown eyes.
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  28. U2 singer Bono wears sunglasses all the time because he suffers from glaucoma, an eye condition.
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  29. Your eyebrows renew themselves every 64 days.
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  30. It is estimated that only 2% of all humans have green eyes, making it the rarest eye colour.
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  31. About half of Americans born at the turn of the 20th century had blue eyes. Today, only about 1 in 6 Americans has them.
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  32. In 2014, a student in Taiwan went blind after keeping her contact lenses in for 6 months. A microscopic bug ate her eyeballs.
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  33. At birth, a baby's eye is about 75% of the size of an adult eye.
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  34. A rare tumor called a "limbal dermoid" can cause hair to grow out of a person's eyeball.
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  35. It takes about 0.2 seconds for your brain to understand the light that reaches your eye.
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  36. The cross-eyed silent-film comedian Ben Turpin had his eyes insured for US$100,000 against uncrossing.
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  37. 80% of what we learn is through our eyes.
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  38. A human eye can detect a candle flame 1.7 miles (2.76 km) away.
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  39. Butterflies have 4 eyes, bees have 5 eyes, most spiders have 8 eyes and Caterpillars have 12 eyes.
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  40. Myopia is about twice as common in Jews than in people of non-Jewish ethnicity.
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  41. Even without moving their eyes, some birds have a 360-degree field of view.
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  42. Professional baseball players have an average visual acuity of 20/12, much better than the "good" 20/20 vision most people have.
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  43. 2.5 billion people are living with poor vision unnecessarily because they do not have corrective eyewear.
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  44. The world economy falls short of $227 billion every year from lost productivity among adults who need glasses.
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  45. Illiteracy and poor vision are related. 3 in 4 illiterate adults failed one or more parts of a vision screening, a report found.
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  46. In 2017, British doctors found 27 lost contact lenses in a patient's eye.
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  47. Women have larger pupils than men.
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  48. 90% of Chinese teenagers and young adults suffer from myopia (short-sightedness).
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