For all those who thought that everyone is fundamentally similar and that the difference between the sexes isn’t all that great, Bright Side has put together this selection of 14 unusual facts about the female body.


A women’s sense of smell is better than a man’s from birth.


Women can distinguish between colors better than men, as chromatic sensitivity is directly connected to the X-chromosome.


Women cry on average 30 to 64 times a year, whereas men cry just 6 to 17 times.


30% of women experience a craving for inedible things during pregnancy.


Women can detect high-frequency sounds much better than man.


Women are genetically more flexible than men.


Women’s skin is 10 times more sensitive than men’s.


Women blink twice as much as men.


Women have more sweet receptors on their tongues than men.


The diameter of female hair is two times smaller than men’s.


Women have stronger immunity.


Women burn fat more slowly than men, at around 50 kcal a day.


Women’s hearts beat faster than men’s.


Women have more nerve pain receptors, so they experience stronger pain. But they have a lower pain threshold than men. Otherwise, no woman would be able to stand labor pains.