Short Facts - Taylor Fiester, JJ Rissi, Steven Travis

At rest, the body takes in and breathes out about 10 litres of air each minute.

Your right lung is larger than your left lung.

The highest recorded record of someone's speed of sneezing is 165 km per hour.

The surface area of the lungs is roughly the same size as a tennis court.

A person at rest usually breathes between 12 and 15 times a minute.

The breathing rate is faster in children and women than in men.

Each year more than 300,000 people in the United States alone die an early death because of smoking. That's over 800 deaths a day and over 2 deaths per minute.