Many books have been written in an attempt to understand women, how they think, why they act differently, why they live longer than men.
Here are 10 unusually facts about women that might help you understand them better:
- The average woman will eat 4 lb of lipstick in her lifetime.
When you take the average number of lipsticks bought throughout a lifetime and their average wearability, it comes down to women licking off or eating with food about 4 lb of lipstick in their life. That translates to 533.76 lipsticks. Of course, this number is way too big (or not big enough), so that’s why it’s an average — it varies with country and culture.
- Women see more colours.
Ever argued with your female friend over those pink towels that she claimed to be either fuchsia or carnation? Well, that’s due to women seeing on average 20% more differences in colours and shapes.
- They make their men fat.
Surprisingly, many men in long-term relationships are getting bigger, which might be the doing of their women. They go into a “taking care” mode that results in feeding their partner excessively (to have a strong “warrior” by their side). There is also the unconscious intention of making a man less attractive to other females.
- Heels were made for men.
In the 1600s, heels were brought into women’s fashion to mimic the men who wore heels as a sign of their masculinity and status.
- Better at Reading Faces
From the beginning of their lives, women are better at reading faces, gestures, and voice tones, making them superior conversationalists and social leaders. Even in a group of people, all the social interactions would probably be led by an alpha-type female than an alpha male.
- They are the unsung heroes of inventions.
Mary Anderson invented the windshield wiper in 1903. women over the years have patented: disposable diapers, paper bags, nonreflective glass, the foot-pedal trash can, the dishwasher, and many other innovations.
- Style over comfort
This curiosity does not have a scientific explanation — rather a social one. Society and media have been pressing women for centuries to hold themselves to a certain standard, be it small feet or a perky behind, resulting in most women choosing stylish presentation over comfort.
- Lower resistance to alcohol
Believe it or not, but alcohol is even more dangerous for women. They are more prone to liver disease like hepatitis (an inflammation of the liver) and are more likely to die from liver cirrhosis (a chronic disease). It is also more likely that women will suffer brain damage from alcohol, like loss of mental functions and reduced brain size.
- The brain cells are more densely packed.
On average, the female brain is 9% smaller than its male counterpart. But this does not affect cognitive abilities since the cell count is the same, and they are just packed densely.
- Women live longer
Sometimes the life duration differences between men and women can be up to a decade, but the reality is that women tend to live longer; it’s probably based on the low level of risk taken.
Even with all that we know about ladies, there are still many mysteries to be unravelled. Which ones are your favourite?