Love the sound of someone's voice? Thank your larynx, home to your vocal cords.

 

 

Another fascinating fact? The hormone testosterone elongates the vocal cords, which leads to a deeper — and sometimes squeaky — voice during puberty.

Also we've got exciting news! We should have a new larynx + trachea plush available *hopefully* by the end of 2019. Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to know!

Here are colon care tips in five easy-to-digest chunks! 🚽💩

Need a daily reminder to tend to your intestines? Get a colon care pillow!

 

Intestines and poop -- always together, inseparable besties forever!!!! Or... at least until you go to the bathroom. 💩

How much poop do our intestines carry around every day? Your large intestine is a pretty awesome trash compactor -- it takes in 500 mL of indigestible food and turns it into 150 mL of feces. That's like turning a pint of liquid into a heaping half cup. Wow!

Most folks are born with two kidneys, but did you know some people have three 💜 💜 💜 ? When you’re born with more than two, those extras are called supernumerary kidneys and it’s extremely rare, with fewer than 100 known cases. Having three kidneys is more common following a transplant — they hook up the new one and leave the old one in!