A Palestinian patient undergoes treatment at Alaa Abu Ghali’s centre in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Monday. The facility uses little fish to nibble away at skin diseases like psoriasis and fungal infections.
AFP Photo/Said Khatib
Overall, 90 percent of the ground turkey that the magazine examined had one or more of the five bacteria they tested for.
The new, aggressive pathogens in China and Saudi Arabia may or may not carve a deadly path to the West. But sooner or later, you can be sure, one will.
The science of dropping your food on the ground reveals surprising lessons in this video from the hit YouTube science series Vsauce (1 million subscribers and counting). The show’s founder and host, Michael Stevens, set out to verify the five-second rule, citing research in The Journal of Applied Microbiology and investigations by others, including Mythbusters, to break the bad news (spoiler alert) that it’s no good. ”Five seconds is way too long to wait,” he warns; “bacteria adhere to dropped food almost immediately.” But wait! There’s more. Watch the video below to learn how the structure of molecules makes things sticky and why you’re about one pound heavier after stepping out of the shower.
(via The Independent)
Best argument for sunscreen EVER
Here is a photo of a 69-year-old man who drove a delivery truck for 28 years.
This—which is called Unilateral Dermatoheliosis—is the result of exposing onlyhalfof your face to direct sunlight for nearly three decades.