Today I learned of the "sixth toenail", which is a miniscule accessory nail situated on the pinky toe's outer corner. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acc…
Some species of birds have a comb built into one of their toenails called a pectinate toe. These nails help birds with very long necks keep their feathers clean. infinitespider.com/birds-…
Today I learned about "Leonardo da Toenail", a man who went about the University of Southern California surreptitiously painting women's toenails as they studied in the library in the 1980s. Eventually a suspect was caught with 15 bottles of nail polish on him but disappeared before his hearing. latimes.com/archives/la-x…
Karolina Olsson, was a Swedish women who allegedly hibernated for 32 years. During her purported sleep her hair, fingernails, and toenails did not grow. She was force fed by her mother and after she woke up, at 46 years old, she was described as to look no older than 25. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kar…
Your fingernails/toenails are made of keratin, which is also what your hair is made of, and thats why your nails grow. onhealth.com/content/1/fi…
Nails (especially toenails) seem to "grow" in length after being immersed in water after a long time period, but they will appear to "shrink" a while later. (I went swimming today, noticed my nails were horrendously long, and cut them before I realized my mistake). getlongnails.com/do-nails…
In the city of Iruma, Japan keeps track of their elderly citizen who have dementia by having placing a waterproof QR sticker on their fingernails or toenails citylab.com/solutions/201…
Toenail gunk smells like cheese due to a type of bacteria known as brevibacteria. It is the same bacteria used to mature cheese. thenakedscientists.com/ar…
Bob Marley Died from Skin Cancer that Started Under his Toenail en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob…
The little toenail deformity, the one that’s so hard to trim into a normal shape and looks like a split nail, is actually a 'sixth toenail'. It is also referred to as 'accessory nail' or 'double nail of the little toe'. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acc…
European folklore says children born between Christmas and Epiphany (January 6) have a chance each Christmas season to become a kallikantzaros, a kind of impish black vampire. One remedy was for parents to singe their infants' toenails. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kal…
The Sydney Funnel-web spider has fangs larger than a brown snake that can pierce leather and toenails, like to live in suburban conditions, their males like to 'wander' in the wet season, and whose poison can kill a human in 15 minutes. australiangeographic.com.…
Ferrying the undead army to Ragnorak would be the Naglfar, a ship made of the fingernails and toenails of the dead, so Nordic people didn't bury their dead with them spangenhelm.com/naglfar-s…
The deadly Australian funnel-web spider has strong enough fangs to penetrate toenails and soft shoes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aus…
Some Ultramarathon Runners Remove their Toenails Permanently theglobeandmail.com/life/…
The crescent-shaped whitish area of the bed of a a fingernail or toenail is called the lunula, and if you damage it, the nail will be permanently deformed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lun…
Ultra-marathoner Marshall Ulrich had all his toenails pulled out to allow him to run more efficiently. sports.espn.go.com/espn/p…
Some ultramarathoners get their toenails surgically removed to stop the pressure and irritation they can cause in races nytimes.com/2009/10/22/fa…
Accessory toenails of the little toe are a documented condition and aren't specific to any race ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
69-Year-Old, Englishman Pete Mckenzie, known as β€˜Pete the Feet’ Hasn’t Worn Shoes or Socks in Almost 50 Years. He paints his toenails and is somewhat of a legend in Birmingham’s pubs. odditycentral.com/news/69…
The longer the finger, the faster its nail will grow. For the same reason, fingernails grow about three times faster than toenails www-scf.usc.edu/~uscience…
Fingernails grow at different rates, based on the length of the finger. Similarly, this is why toenails grow slower than fingernails. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fin…
Former UFC champion Chuck Liddell would paint his toenails because no one dared say anything to him about it. fastcompany.com/3003489/d…
The constant micro-trauma we put on our fingers like tapping, typing causes the fingernails to grow faster than the toenails, which are usually safely tucked in socks and shoes...this is also the reason why our nails grow at different rates.. todayifoundout.com/index.…
It takes about 6 months for a fingernail to replace itself (grow out) from the root at a rate of about 3 millimeters per month; toenails grow back in 12-18 months at a rate of about 1 millimeter every month www-scf.usc.edu/~uscience…
Fingernails grow 2-3 times faster than toenails, and the index finger grows faster than the little finger www-scf.usc.edu/~uscience…
Elephants can communicate across several kilometers, using infrasound vibrations that travel through the earth and are sensed through the toenails. sciencedaily.com/releases…
The Index Finger Grows Faster Than The Little Finger; And Fingernails Grow Up To Four Times Faster Than Toenails en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nai…
The cancer that killed Bob Marley originated under his toenail, and was only discovered following an injury in a soccer game. artistfacts.com/detail.ph…
Today I learned of the Nurses Health Study, a decades-long survey on womens health tracking the same 120,000 nurses since 1976. The data also includes specimens of blood, urine, toenails, etc. The data set has been used in countless studies on cancer, depression, diabetes, heart disease, contraceptives. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nur…
Ultramarathon running is so hard on toenails that some hardcore racers have surgery to remove them. nytimes.com/2009/10/22/fa…
Fingernails grow two to three times faster than toenails timesofindia.indiatimes.c…
There is a company that makes jewelry out of "Equinite" aka horse toenail clippings equinite.com/
King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy used to reward his mistresses by giving them one year's growth of his big toenails polished by a jeweller and framed in gold. books.google.com/books?id…
Bob Marley died from skin cancer. It was initially discovered under his toenail. bit.ly/enRBwx
Some extreme runners undergo a procedure to remove all their toenails permanently nytimes.com/2009/10/22/fa…
Fingernails grow at a rate based on the length of the finger, and fingernails grow at x4 faster than toenails en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nai…
By the time you have to trim your fingernails, the trimming has been with you for at least 3-6 months. Toenail clippings have been attached to you for over a year! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nai…
The sixth toenail is not because you stubbed your small toe and broke the nail in half, but is the result of a physical trait en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acc…
Fingernails and toenails in humans grow faster in the summer than in any other season. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/N…
Sea lions have toenails

I took this picture a few months ago and just noticed this...

Something as trivial as an ingrown toenail can cause a life threatening response in paraplegics en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aut…
Fingernails grow up to four times faster than toenails en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fin…
Manatees have toenails youtube.com/watch?v=aIo9R…
There is a spider with a bite strong enough to penetrate a human toenail. youtube.com/watch?v=EC11G…

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