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A recent study of bugs and bug zappers has shown that while there’s enough electrical energy here to zap the fly, there’s not enough to harm any germs the fly might be carrying. What do you think happens to all those germs?
As anyone who’s had a toddler knows, they’re incredibly demanding creatures. Armed with an insatiable desire to eat and/or destroy just about everything in their path, these walking embodiments of unchecked ego can be a handful. Especially when they have colds. There’s nothing quite as trying as a toddler with a head cold, stuffed up [...]
Some people believe that a dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's. While this may be true, which mouth is more dangerous to people?