1,001 Facts that Will Scare the S#*t Out of You: The Ultimate Bathroom Reader
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Fact: Chocolate contains the alkaloid theobromine, which in high doses can be toxic to humans, and in even small amounts can kill dogs, parrots, horses, and cats.
This means that despite its name, the Kit-Kat candy bar is not a recommended snack for your kitty-cat. I wonder how many cats have died because of this confusion.
Fact: The most germ-laden place on your toilet isn't the seat or even the bowl--it's the handle.
The solution: Don't flush. Let the next guy worry about it.
There are "just the facts"--and then there are just the facts that will frighten the bejeezus out of you. And thanks to this little gem of a bathroom book, you'll never look at the world the same way again, without, er, dry heaving a little bit.
From the sneaky fish that can swim up our genitals to the E. coli bacteria lurking in the very water we drink, disturbing phenomena are everywhere we turn. Educational, entertaining, and undeniably horrifying, this book isn't guaranteed to help you, um, go to the bathroom, but it's certain to make your time there more...informed.
to have poor semen quality. But fat guy sperm arejovial and mischievous, and always good for a laugh. ) Associated Press, "Another Reason to Watch Your Waist: Bad Sperm," MSNBC.com, July 9, 2008, www.msnbc.msn.com. 166 FACT : The FDA estimates that 4 to 5 million men suffer from low testosterone, but that only 5 percent of them seek treatment. Testosterone production declines naturally with age, and at least one study suggests that the condition can shorten a man's life span. Yeah, well, what
attractive to men between the end of her cycle and ovulation, but that this smell is easily obscured by cosmetics. Trying to describe when an armpit scent is at its most attractive is like trying to say when vomit is at its tastiest. > "The Facts of Life: Attraction, " The Independent, September 1 3 , 2008, www.independent.co.uk. 189 FACT : Not all people are attracted to other humans. There are believed to be around forty objectum sexuals in the world who feel attraction, arousal, love, and
childhood diarrhea by as much as 40 percent. A few years back I took my dogs for a hike. One of them went off the trail to sniff around and started wallowing in something on the ground. When the dog returned, he stank of what I assumed to be deer feces. We hiked on and the trail curved around by the spot where my dog had wallowed, so I glanced over . . . and saw a big pile of used toilet paper. That was not safe disposal offeces. ) "Poo Facts, " Poo www.pooproductions.org. Productions Advocacy
Plus, U.S. National Library of Medicine and National Institutes of Health, November 13, 2007, www.nlm.nih.gov. 381 FACT : Women are up to five times more likely than men to have urinary incontinence problems, primarily due to trauma the body experiences during pregnancy and childbirth. Of the 25 million Americans who suffer from incontinence, 75 to 80 percent are women. Oh, great. Something to add to their "pregnancy ruined my body " bitch list. } "What Every Woman Should Know, " National
or more for women) and 15 percent of the population binge drank (five drinks or greater in one night for men or four or greater for women) . Three days of consecutive binge drinking is defined as a "bender. .. ) "Alcohol and Public Health , " Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division o f Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, September 3, 2008, www.cdc.gov. 427 Long-term excessive alcohol use can lead to cancer of the mouth,