• The 7 Deadly Sins of Personal Hygiene

    The 7 Deadly Sins of Personal Hygiene

    Standards of personal hygiene are not universal. Personal, cultural, and religious difference, socioeconomic factors, and a ton of other variants determine how, and how often, we wash and groom ourselves. They also determine how groomed we expect others to be.

  • Why Do Sick Bodies Turn Poop Into Diarrhoea?

    Despite thousands of years of pant-crapping history, there’s a surprising amount we don’t know about diarrhoea. There’s a couple of ways we’ve figured out how to treat the symptom. But a lot of scientists’ understanding of diarrhoea — from illnesses such as traveller’s diarrhoea — is more based on intuition than data.