Manipulating your core body temperature through hot baths, showers, or saunas can have dramatic effects on your ability to fall asleep and stay asleep foundmyfitness.com/episod…
In the film Gladiator (2000), Emperor Commodus was killed by Maximus in the Colosseum. In reality, Commodus was strangled to death in the bath by the wrestler Narcissus. In the film, Marcus Marcus Aurelius was murdered by Commodus. In reality he died from the Antonine Plague. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gla…
In 2016 & 2017, Wild Pandas were observed to bath themselves specifically in horse manure. After a 4-year long study, Scientists concluded that Pandas bathed in fresh horse poo during winter to keep warm, as it contained Beta-caryophyllene/caryophyllene oxide (BCP/BCPO) that helped inhibit cold. sciencemag.org/news/2020/…
3 adult games for the NES were created during the 1990s but Nintendo refused to license them. Peek-A-Boo Poker, Bubble Bath Babes, and Hot Slots are now highly sought after, fetching as much as $800 per game. nothingbutnostalgia.com/m…
There is a ship, called "RP FLIP" that is turned 90 degrees to sink on purpose, it is used to study the behavior of sound waves under water, when it turns, 85% of the ship sinks. If someone was wondering, yes, they did two baths for each state of the ship en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RP_…
The deadliest school massacre in US history was in 1927 in Bath, Michigan when a school was blown up by a member of the school board, Andrew Kehoe smithsonianmag.com/histor…
Bobby Darin wrote "Splish Splash" after a DJ bet him that he couldn't make a hit song that started with "Splish Splash, I was takin' a bath" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spl…
The inventor of the Graham cracker, Sylvester Graham, spoke out against meat, alcohol, sex, warm baths, hard beds, and even store-bought bread. An angry mob of bakers and butchers once marched to the hotel he was lecturing at, only for his supporters to drop bags of lime on them from the roof. newenglandhistoricalsocie…
King Louis XIV (1638-1715) was terrified of bathing; he's said to have taken only three baths in his life. That fear was shared by the noblility in the 17th Century – it was thought that ws thought that water spread disease (so the less you bathed, the less vulnerable you were). perfumesociety.org/histor…
The Roses Are Red poem dates back to a poem from 1590. The original lines were, "She bath'd with roses red, and violets blew, And all the sweetest flowres, that in the forrest grew." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ros…
A Roman bath house was discovered in Scotland while working on a housing development in the 1970’s. It is believed it was only occupied for about 20 years before being abandoned. historicenvironment.scot/…
On June 1948 a Piano Leg crashed through the floor of the Whitehouse and, and the "beams were staying up by force of habit only". Similarly the floor moved so much Harry Truman was sure he would fall through the floor in his bath "wearing nothing more than my reading glasses" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…
Hakone Kowakien Yunessen hot springs spa in Hakone, Japan allows visitors to bathe in baths containing real green tea, red wine, and coffee. The spas are made from real ingredients known to rejuvenate the body and attract many visitors. lonelyplanet.com/articles…
The world's dirtiest man, Amos Haji, who hadn't bathed in over 60 years. He smoked animal feces, eats rotten porcupine, and sometimes smokes 5 regular cigs at a time. He becomes angry at the thought of a bath. Villagers said this was due to an emotional setback in his youth. huffingtonpost.in/entry/a…
Japanese Macaques Take Baths to Lower Stress nationalgeographic.com/ne…
During the 1990's it's believed that up to 90% of the worldwide supply of LSD was manufactured in an decommissioned US missile silo converted into a luxury hideaway with hot tubs and bath appointed with imported marble. atlasobscura.com/places/w…
In 1927 a man bombed a school in Bath, Michigan, killing 38 children and 6 adults, because of taxes being raised and because he lost an election. time.com/4492872/kehoe-at…
The A4 bus in England from Bristol to Bath runs on human poop and food waste. money.cnn.com/2014/11/24/…
The USA used gasoline as in the fuel to give baths to Latino migrant workers prior to their entry from the southern border, and the government did that to eliminate disease carrying lice. npr.org/templates/story/s…
On the 19th of March 2016, the oldest known living land-animal the Giant Tortoise Jonathan (184) received its first bath in recorded history. youtu.be/ozVoDxddKlg?t=7
Today I learned of a persistent rumour that at 350lbs, President Taft (1909-1913) got stuck in the White House bath tub. However, he actually installed his own tub, big enough to fit 4 regular sized men in it. It remained in the White House until 1952 history.com/news/did-will…
In Japan there is a therapy called Forest Bathing. It is not taking a bath in the forest, or exercise, or hiking, or jogging. It is simply being in nature, connecting with it through our senses of sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. Look for a place where there are trees, and off you go. time.com/5259602/japanese…
Whitney Houston died in suite 434 of the Beverly Hilton hotel. After a reported stream of insensitive guests who partied in the room β€œlike Whitney did” and even snapped pictures of themselves lying in the bath where it happened, the hotel removed the room news.com.au/travel/travel…
Janet Leigh was so freaked out from filming the shower scene in Psycho she only took baths afterwards. foxnews.com/entertainment…
Italian patriot Giuseppe Garibaldi's bath water was sold during his 1864 UK trip. nysun.com/arts/great-man-…
The Roman Emperor Commodus had a bath attendant thrown into an oven after he found his bathwater was lukewarm. Due to repeated attempts on his life, he often had Roman citizens killed for making him angry. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Com…
A TN man bought a school bus to rescue 53 dogs & 11 cats from SC shelters overcrowded due to Hurricane Florence; one shelter said he took "leftover pets" that would be hard to adopt out. He drove them to a friend's shelter in AL where they got baths & blankets till they could find new shelters. seattletimes.com/nation-w…
Bubbles in a bath keep the water warmer for longer thenakedscientists.com/ar…
The idea for the ATM cash machine came about when its inventor, John Shepherd-Barron, took a bath after his bank branch had closed for the day and was inspired by chocolate bar vending machines nydailynews.com/news/mone…
Bath Abbey church in England had up to an estimated 6,000 people buried under it which caused voids to form and put the church floors in danger of collapse. A church rep said "they just jammed them in and jammed them in β€” it would have been very unpleasant to put it mildly." theverge.com/2013/8/15/46…
5 ft tall, 100 lbs Edward Leedskalnin single-handedly & secretly carved over 1,100 tons of coral rock to create a castle with a stone living room, rocking chairs, beds, bath, and dining table - known as Coral Castle. Engineers aren’t sure how Ed, a mason from Latvia, created the sculptures. coralcastle.com
There is a liquid that you can breathe in called perfluorohexane. Animals can be submerged in a bath of perfluorohexane without drowning. It is odorless and colorless. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Per…
Today I learned about the Kentucky Meat Shower. On March 3rd, 1876 unidentifiable flakes of meat fell from the sky over Bath County, Kentucky. The cause is still unknown. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken…
When Bette Midler started her career in the early 1970s, she was the singer in a gay bathhouse in New York often accompanied by Barry Manilow on piano. Manilow produced her first album and that patrons of the bath house were her first hardcore fans. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bet…
Today I learned about the Kentucky meat shower of 1876, where pieces of meat appeared to fall on Bath County. One theory is that a flock of vultures vomited in the area; the meat was said to taste like lamb or deer. Another is that the meat was a cyanobacteria which expands to a jelly-like mass when wet. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ken…
WWII plastic surgeon Archibald McIndoe pioneered the use of saline baths as a treatment for burns after he noticed that pilots who crashed into the sea had faster rates of healing from burns than those who crashed on land historynet.com/guinea-pig…
An NCAA football coach was fired after a co worker found porngraphic videos of children on his cell phone. He fought the charges vigorously after being charged with 2 felonies. He was finally reinstated after 18 months after it was revealed it was his kids taking a bath. usatoday.com/story/sports…
Dr. Patricia Bath restored sight to millions of people suffering from cataracts thanks to her invention of the the Laserphaco Probe. Among her multiple firsts - first African American to complete a residency in ophthalmology and first African-American female doctor to receive a medical patent. biography.com/people/patr…
Winston Churchill once said that one of life's four essentials was cold champagne and so he drank over 42,000 bottles of champagne during his lifetime(about two bottles a day). The other three essentials were hot baths, new peas and old brandy thedrinksbusiness.com/201…
Today I learned about the Bath School disaster, also known as the Bath School massacre, was a series of violent attacks perpetrated by Andrew Kehoe on May 18, 1927, in Bath Township, Michigan. The attacks killed 38 elementary schoolchildren and 6 adults, and injured at least 58 other people. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat…
After selling Minecraft to Microsoft for $2.5 billion, game creator Markus 'Notch' Persson bought a $70 million 8-bedroom, 15-bath mansion in Beverly Hills, the most expensive house in the city's history. He also outbid Jay-Z and BeyoncΓ©, who were also looking to buy the house. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Bubbles from a bubble bath thermally insulate the surface of the water, keeping the bath warm for a longer period of time. thenakedscientists.com/HT…
Today I learned about The Bath Riots in the Mexican border. It was sparked because the US decided to use harmful chemicals, including gasoline, to disinfect people going through the borders vox.com/2019/7/29/8934848…
Today I learned of all the primates in the world, Japanese macaques live the farthest north. For decades, they've been observed taking baths in Jigokudani Monkey Park in Japan. relay.nationalgeographic.…
On March 3, 1876 in Bath County, Kentucky, What appeared to be flakes of red meat fell from the sky. People tasted it and said it seemed to be mutton or venison. Others said it may have been bear meat. The widely accepted theory is that it was carrion, vomited up by vultures passing over. vice.com/en_us/article/8q…
The Neptunes Cup sponge grew so big that they were commonly harvested to be used as baths for infants. Overharvesting for this use contributed largely to their extinction until they were rediscovered in 2010. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cli…
Milton Berle, considered America's first TV star, had a massive penis. In his autobiography, Berle tells of a man who accosted him in a steam bath and challenged him to compare sizes, leading a bystander to remark, "go ahead, Milton, just take out enough to win" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mil…
Fred Herko, at the age of 28, went to his friend's house to take a bath. When he got out of the bath, he gave a full nude performance in front of audience before leaping out of a window at the climax of Mozart's Coronation Mass. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
Dean Mahomed introduced Indian cuisine and shampoo baths to Europe, where he offered therapeutic massage. He was also the first Indian to publish a book in English en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dea…
A recent survey found that more than half of US adults believe that getting into a swimming pool is an acceptable substitute for a bath or shower. cbsnews.com/news/half-of-…

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