- Household cleaning products may explode, say scientists
- Study: Soft drink 'fizz' can lead to brain aneurysms
- Fast-food ice dirtier than toilet water
- New breed of lice grow to size of dimes
Yes I know, all seem pretty much equally unsettlingly possible, but the correct answer is 3 -- turns out fast food ice is dirtier than toilet water, at least according to a Florida seventh grader's science project, which found E.coli bacteria in the ice from five restaurants in South Florida. "These [bacteria] don't belong there," said Dr. David Katz, medical contributor to "Good Morning America," proving once again why he deserves his astronomical salary.
Anyway, three cheers to the seventh grader, and I was wondering if he could next test the fries to see what they're dirtier than. I'd make some guesses, but I'm afraid you might be eating.
Well, have you ever tasted the water in Florida? I always thought it was an abundance of Sulfur that made it taste/smell funny...now I know it was just feces...
For me this is in the category of "it would be so funny if only it weren't true." Blech.
Are you sure the milkshakes just have VEGETABLE byproducts?
They did this test on French fries (or are they REALLY American fries?). It was unscientific...but in the movie Supersize Me...the fries NEVER got moldy even after weeks of exposure to the air. Meaning fast food fries are OBVIOUSLY made of plastic!
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I read that article. Think I made a note to mock it at a future date. We should all be celebrating the cleaner toilet water. Silver lining or whatever.
I would've guessed all of them, actually. I thought it was a trick question.
Incidentally: 'I think i'll pass, incase they decide to let us know in a few years that there's a trace of cyanide in the milkshakes.'
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