By Cary McNeal
Fact: Chocolate comprises the alkaloid theobromine, which in excessive doses might be poisonous to people, and in even small quantities can kill canines, parrots, horses, and cats.
This signifies that regardless of its identify, the Kit-Kat sweet bar isn't really a urged snack in your kitty-cat. i ponder what number cats have died due to this confusion.
Fact: the main germ-laden position in your bathroom isn't the seat or perhaps the bowl--it's the handle.
The resolution: Don't flush. allow the subsequent man fear approximately it.
There are "just the facts"--and then there are only the evidence that would frighten the bejeezus out of you. and due to this little gem a WC booklet, you'll by no means examine the area a similar manner back, with out, er, dry heaving a bit bit.
From the sneaky fish which could swim up our genitals to the E. coli micro organism lurking within the very water we drink, worrying phenomena are far and wide we flip. academic, wonderful, and undeniably frightening, this publication isn't bound to assist you, um, visit the lavatory, yet it's absolute to make a while there more...informed.
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Com. 78 FACT : In 2005, a fifty-seven-year-old woman gave birth to her own granddaughter, a baby conceived with an egg donated by her twenty-seven year-old daughter. Let me guess: Arkansas? } Lucy Lawrence, "Woman of 57 Who Gave Birth to Her Own Granddaughter," Sunday Mirror, August 1 4 , 2005. 79 In 2007 a British climber reached the summit of Mt. Everest, but ran out of air during his descent. As many as forty climbers passed the dying man, unwilling to risk using up their own oxygen to help him.
Com. 129 The British Medical Journal has estimated that smoking one cigarette takes eleven minutes off the life of an average person. Too bad those eleven minutes don 't disappear right as you 're smoking, say, during The English Patient. FACT ) Mary Shaw, Richard Mitchell, and Danny Dorling, "Time for a smoke? gov. 1 30 FACT : The 250,000 pores that exist on the soles of the feet secrete almost Itt cup of sweat every day. Oh, is that all? No wonder they smell so good. org. 131 FACT : Continuous farting for six years and nine months would create energy equal to that of an atomic bomb.
Department of Health and Human Services, 42 FACT : E. coli 0 157:H7 is a bacterial pathogen found in cow feces. Consuming water or food contaminated with even a tiny amount of bovine waste can lead to bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramps, temporary anemia, and kidney failure. Bloody diarrhea: because neither bloody stool nor diarrhea is enough fun on its own. gov. 43 A century ago, the most common food borne diseases were typhoid fever, tuberculosis, and cholera. Today, we have a new list of food infections to worry about, including recent discoveries like cyclospora, a diarrhea-causing parasite found in Guatemalan raspberries.
1,001 Facts that Will Scare the S#*t Out of You: The Ultimate Bathroom Reader by Cary McNeal