9 Interesting Things to Know about Your Hands ...


Thereโ€™s no doubting that your hands are one of the most vital parts of your body, and seriously how would you manage without them, but what are the most important things to know about your hands? Iโ€™ve looked into the construction, how they work and explored some non-body avenues in my quest to find you the most interesting things to know about your hands. Please read on and enjoy.

1. They Make Us Different

The human hand is almost unique in the animal kingdom, only apesโ€™ hands have a similar structure. And, one of the things to know about your hands is the thing that sets us (and the apes) apart from other animals with paws/hands: our opposable thumbs. This means that our thumbs and fingers can work together, enabling us to do a huge number of far more complicated and sophisticated things with our hands than other species. (P.S. Koala bears also have opposable thumbs.)

Itโ€™s All in the Structure
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