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Saturday, October 20, 2012

Science Totally Ruins Things For Everyone By Saying The 5-Second Rule Isn’t Really True

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve dropped food — on the floor at home mostly, maybe sometimes in the street — and depending on what kind of substance it was, shrugged, cited the “five-second rule” and picked it back up. I’ve never gotten sick from doing so, but now science has cracked that whole way of life wide open and said that actually, germs can totally stick to food within five seconds. Nooo!


1 comment:

lmclain said...

Why do you think people raised on a farm have such great immunity systems (another science fact)? Because they are exposed to a myriad number of germs and pathogens. Their immune system takes those germs, kills them, remembers them, and kills them again the next time they visit. These moms who sanitize everything and make their home "germ-free (never can happen) are actually HURTING their kids. And raise weaklings. Sick all the time. Allergies. Infections. Diseases. Let 'em get dirty. Skin their knees and elbows. Or keep taking your weak, sick little kids to the doctor.