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10 interesting facts about germs




Some germs are spread through the air when a person coughs or sneezes, it is also spread by physical contact when we touch surfaces contemplated or hug or kiss an infected person.

Covid-19 brought the world’s attention to the world of germs as we looked for ways to prevent its spread.

These are some interesting germ facts.

  1. Your office desk has more bacteria than the toilet, 400 times more.
  2. When you flush the toilet, bacteria rise to six feet. That is why it is not a good idea to leave your toothbrush in the toilet.
  3. There are more germs on your phone than on a toilet seat. So, always clean your phone with disinfectant wipes.
  4. Most people do not wash their hands with soap and water. They use just water.
  5. Purses and handbags have about 10,000 bacteria in each square inch, and most of the bacteria are made of faeces.
  6. More bacteria are transferred through handshakes than kissing.
  7. Most people wash their hands but do not dry them. Germs are spread 1000 times more when hands are damp than dry.
  8. Wearing headphones increases the number of bacteria in your ears by 700 in just an hour.
  9. Walter Reed was the first person to identify the first virus in 1901.
  10. The Spanish flu struck in 1918 and it killed over 21 million people. It was the deadliest pandemic in history.

Since we know our hands are the primary ways germs are spread, here is what we need to do to clean them properly.

  1. Get your hands wet before you apply soap.
  2. Rub your hands until it lathers,
  3. Clean all the parts of your hands, including your fingernails, in between your finger and the back of your hands.
  4. Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds or the amount of time it takes you to sing happy birthday twice.
  5. Dry with a clean towel or tissue.


4 brilliant ways social media use can benefit your kids



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Back in the day, debates, speeches, events were considered the ‘only’ ways for a child to showcase their inner creativity and talent, even if in a limited realm. With the advancement of social media, kids today have a lot more scope to present and even hone their talent, express themselves in a way they deem fit, and even work around with a wider audience. Podcasts, fandoms, creative communities and many online courses grant kids the freedom to express themselves freely, as they like.

When should you give kids cellular access then?

Even with all the positive benefits, do remember that social media and phone use for the kids can be a tricky road to navigate, for there can be just as many negatives. With the times changing, kids today have access to phones a lot earlier than their seniors. Again, while it’s a purely personal decision to make, it’s important to assess your child’s maturity, cognitive skills, sensitivity and problem-solving skills before giving them access.

Should you monitor their online presence?

This, again, can be a difficult decision to make. The important thing to keep in mind is trust. Snooping in on your child’s phone can also trouble your relationship with them. A wiser stance would be to work out a deal where you allow them the freedom to have a separate online presence, not frequently check or snoop, but also be in the know of the online friends they talk to, the content that they share online. Have a freewheeling chat with them to follow social media protocols, keep some sites off-limits, and be safe on the internet. For your own reassurance, consider using parental locks, or restricting usage where necessary.

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5 healthiest milk you should consider drinking regularly



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Milk is a nutritious drink that contains essential vitamins and minerals. Milk is a rich source of calcium and protein.

There are different types of milk, some are gotten from plants while others are from animals.

This article will review some healthiest types of milk for drinking according to healthline.

1. Oat milk

Oat milk contains essential nutrients and carbohydrates. It is rich in fiber which helps in digestion and reduction of bad cholesterol. Oat milk is gotten by soaking oats in water.

2. Almond milk

Almond milk is a good alternative for those that did not like dairy milk. It is low in carbs and protein. Almond milk taste great and can be produced by blending soaked almond. After blending, the shaft can be removed from the milk.

3. Coconut milk

Coconut milk is rich in nutrients and fats but low in protein. It is also a good alternative to dairy milk. Coconut is normally blended to remove its milk.

4. Dairy milk

Cow milk is a rich source of vitamins and minerals for both young and old. Many people like it because of its great taste.

5. Soy milk

Soy milk is embedded with nutrients including protein. They may help in reducing cholesterol level of the blood.

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4 things couples should do after s*x to avoid infection




This is why you need to take the necessary precautions in order to promote your private organs.

In this article, I am going to be talking about 4 things couples should do after sêx to avoid infections.

1. Wash Up

You don’t really have to jump out of the bed into the shower right away, you will have clean out your genitals first. All your have to do is just use clean warm water with mild non-fragrant soap to clean areas around your private area.

2. Don’t douche

You don’t necessarily have to use soap and warm water to wash your private areas directly especially for the women. It can clean itself as it has bacteria which helps in protecting the body.

It is also important that you keep in mind that mild smell is normal and may not be a sign of a problem.

3. Keep clean up simple

Don’t go using creams, sprays and harsh soaps to clean up your area. Just stick to a gentle rinse with warm water after sex. Avoid scent sprays, perfumes and pads in your private areas.

4. Empty your bladder

During intimacy, infections can get into the private organ of the body, going to the toilet to relieve yourself helps in removing some bacteria which might get into your uretha.

Couples should have their fun but always do the necessary things to say healthy.

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