Boobs: they’re a hot topic. Whether it’s making them larger, making them smaller, keeping them healthy, or exactly how much and how often to drape them in fabric, the world’s obsession with breasts is obvious. Whether that’s an ingrained urge we carry over from childhood or not, nearly everyone at least finds them a bit curious. To prove we’re not just milking it, we decided to do a bit of digging and learn more about the bountiful breast. Push up a chair, snuggle in, and let these 10 fast facts about boobs bounce around in your brain.
10. How Many Nipples?!
Most of us think of nipples (at least in terms of humans) as being something which most people have a pair of. Several nipples? That’s something reserved for cats, dogs, and cattle… or is it? As it turns out, it’s not that unusual at all for people to have more than just two. Up to 6 percent of women and 3 percent of men have polythelia, a genetic condition that spurs on the growth of a third nipple. Polythelia can occur nearly anywhere on the body–including the face, scalp, feet, and torso!