Glass of warm salt water to remedy a toothache

Salt relieves only certain kinds of toothaches, predominantly those resulting due to gingival inflammation. Salt creates a hypertonic medium around the swollen tissues that leads to reduction in amount of inflammation (reduce the swelling) thus reducing severe pain to a tolerable level.Although, if pain is because of tooth decay, infection pus formation or tooth fracture, […]

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The Birthday Paradox Problem

In a group of 23 people, there’s roughly a 50/50 chance of two people sharing the same birthday. Increase that group size to 75 people, and it becomes a near certainty. How does that make sense though? Surely if you’re in a room with 22 other people, you can only make 22 comparisons… The thing […]

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Starbucks was sued for underfilling lattes

In 2016, Starbucks was sued by two people in California, Siera Strumlauf and Benjamin Robles, who claimed the chain underfilled lattes by 25 percent in order to cut costs. The New York Daily News reported that the lawsuit stated, “By underfilling its lattes, thereby shortchanging its customers, Starbucks has saved countless millions of dollars in the […]

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Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Vagina

You probably know that vaginas are badass and fifty shades of pleasure and pain as well. They give you mind-blowing orgasms, cost you a good chunk of money in buying sanitary pads until you hit menopause, the maddening ache during periods, and most of all, another human being. It’s pretty remarkable how they function, therefore […]

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15 most impenetrable places on Earth

1. Vatican Secret Archives Only qualified clergy and academics are allowed inside the Vatican Secret Archives. Even those granted entry inside the facility cannot view items without advanced approval. The skeptics have various theories behind the secrecy, including: the cavern hiding gospels that contradict the Bible, it housing the earliest known collection of pornography, and […]

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