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~ Wednesday, January 01, 2003
Three things you didn't want to know about your eyes:
1 Behind the human eyeballs, there are pads of fat which were considered delicacies by cannibals.
2 Those having corrective laser surgery for poor sight can smell their eye tissue as it is burning.
3 Each of the follicles of the lower eye-lashes consists of a tiny pool of grease which is home to one (just one) minuscule crab-like creature.
Source: RcL (and no, 3 is not made up. Sleep well.)