1.”Pick the toilet seat up,” if you’re a male you have probably heard this at least once in your lifetime. This phrase typically relates to the fact you may have left a few drops on the toilet seat. This of course is extremely disgusting and picking up the toilet seat out of courtesy is always a must. But urine is a sterile liquid. Urine is composed of 95% water, with small amounts of salts, ammonia, Urea, Uric acid, and a few others.
2. Thank you Automatic toilet flush. In a public restroom the toilet flush handle can have over 40,000 germs per square inch. Washing your hands with anti bacteria hand sanitizer after going to the bathroom is always necessary. The act of cleansing the hands after a toilet trip can kill up to 95% of those disgusting toilet handle germs. A hand dryer can increase the amount of bacteria on your hand. Therefore drying your hands with a paper towel is more sanitary.
3. Flush with the lid down. It is reported that a toilet flush can cause the tiny fecal matter particles to become airborne With this is mind it best to move your toothbrush as far away from the toilet as possible.
4. Fish on dope. Ninety percent of pharmaceuticals taken by people are excreted through urination. As a result our sewer systems contain large doses of the excreted drugs. Unfortunately these pharmaceuticals get into our water supply. Wreaking havoc on the local underwater Eco-system. During recent research the EPA discovered fish containing small amounts of estrogen, cholesterol-lowering drugs, pain relievers, antibiotics, caffeine and even anti-depressants. These drugs cause many types of problems for our fish.
6. A lady in Kansas was stuck on the toilet for nearly 2 years. The Kansas’ woman skin had actually formed around the toilet seat. Considering that the average person spends three years of their life on the toilet. Makes this lady’s record truly unique.
7. A certain costume malfunction usually comes to mind when mentioning the almighty Superbowl halftime show. However many Americans probably missed this error because they were using the toilet. During the halftime of the Superbowl the toilet is flushed more than any other time during the year.
8. In 2006 a Tampa area seventh grader hypothesized that there was more bacteria in the ice at fast food restaurants than there was in the toilet water for her science project. Unfortunately her hypothesis was proven correct. She found that 70% of time the toilet water contained fewer bacteria than the ice.
9. Don’t shake with your left hand. The left hand in India is commonly known as the hand used carry out not so pleasant bathroom chores. As a result making contact with a person with the left hand is considered a disgrace.