Toilet paper bidet never wipe again

If you’ve been wiping your ass with dry paper your entire life so far, then it probably seems normal to you. The reality is toilet paper wasn’t invented until the mid to late 1800s. Have you ever asked yourself what people did before then to clean themselves after going to the bathroom? Since most people…

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flesh eating fish beauty salon

A novel type of pedicure involving live fish which chomp away at dead skin is catching on at a Virginia beauty salon. Owners of Yvonne Hair and Nails in Alexandria, a suburb of Washington DC, estimate 5,000 customers have so far tried the unorthodox treatment, in which customers immerse their feet in warm water filled…

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Bra

Women have long been told that a good bra can help support the chest, relieve back pain and prevent sagging.  However, a new 15-year French study reveals the opposite: bras do little to reduce back pain and, over time, they can actually make breasts sag even more. Researcher Prof. Jean-Denis Rouillon, a sports science expert…

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lack of sleep

You know lack of sleep can make you grumpy and foggy. You may not know what it can do to your sex life, memory, health, looks, and even ability to lose weight. Here are 10 surprising, and serious, effects of not getting enough sleep. 1. Sleepiness Causes Accidents Sleep deprivation was a factor in some…

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Indian Woman

Ever notice how Indian women have glowing skin and the shiniest hair?  Well, you’re not alone. While I was living in Mumbai, you definitely wouldn’t be able to mistake me for a local. With the intense humidity, my hair had never been frizzier and my skin, so out of control. I was in need of…

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Vinegar

It’s a smell we are all too familiar with – the pungent, acidic odor which many of us associate with ballpark fries and battered halibut. Vinegar, a simple but handy ingredient which has yielded many interesting uses throughout mankind’s civilized days. The active ingredient in vinegar is the corrosive acetic acid, which makes up about…

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no shampoo experiment

“My switch to washing hair with baking soda and apple cider vinegar was supposed to last only a month, but now I can’t stop.” It has been six months since I stopped using shampoo. It all started as a short experiment when my editor asked if I’d try the ‘no poo’ method just for the…

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toilets cause hemorrhoids

Since the introduction of the sitting toilet in 1596 by Sir John Harrington, a whole host of health problems have emerged almost exclusively in the western world. The sit-down toilet is a very recent invention in human history.  People in ancient times didn’t have chair-like toilets; they assumed the natural squatting position that two-thirds of…

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