Natural condoms made from bladders and animal skins allow the transfer of body heat between partners. Latex condoms reduce heat transfer, which may contribute to reduced sexual pleasure fhi360.org/sites/default/…
In 1996 a chemistry professor accidentally spilled a drop of organic mercury on her latex gloved hand. She died of mercury poisoning less than a year later. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kar…
An inventor trying to make a sock to prevent trench foot first produced modern water balloons. Having made a latex-coated sock and filling it with water to test for leaks, he found a rip and angrily threw it on his table. Pleased with the splash, he decided to market water balloons for children. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wat…
The spacesuits used during the Apollo missions were built by the International Latex Corporation, which also owned Playtex, a brand best known for making woman's underwear, baby products, and tampons. astronomy.com/news/2019/0…
Natural latex rubber occurs in plants other than the rubber tree. youtube.com/watch?v=VqgH5…
In the Halloween film "Hocus Pocus," Billy Bucherson coughed up real life moths. He was fitted with a mouth piece, which consisted of a latex pouch that held the dirt and moths. bloody-disgusting.com/mov…
In 2015 South Korea's highest court struck down a decades-old law banning adultery. Shares in Unidus Corp, which makes latex products including condoms, soared to the 15 percent daily limit gain after the ruling. businessinsider.com/r-sou…
Carfentanil is widely used by vets in particular to anaesthetise large animals like elephants, rhinos or β€˜big cats’. It is so toxic that vets must work in groups of at least two, and wear whole-face covering as well as latex gloves, plus clothing that covers the whole body chm.bris.ac.uk/motm/carfe…
A milk protein is used in the manufacturing of latex, which means most condoms are unsuitable for use by vegans. contraception.about.com/o…
If you're allergic to bananas you're likely to be allergic to latex (and vice versa) as they contain similar proteins acaai.org/allergies/types…
The prosthetic make-up Jim Carrey wore for the grinch took about 8 hours to apply. Carrey felt so horribly confined and uncomfortable in the latex skin he needed counseling from a CIA agent who taught him torture-resistance techniques. lifestyle.one/heat/celebr…
The Apollo Spacesuit's soft garments were made by the International Latex Corporation. Who, prior to winning the contract, made latex and rubber underwear for Women en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ILC…
Today I learned of latex-fruit symdrome, 30%-50% of people with latex allergies have to avoid fruits such as avocado, banana, kiwi, peach, tomato and potato as they contain proteins similar to latex ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1…
Today I learned of the Boglins, a toy line designed by Tim Clarke, a creature designer for The Jim Henson Company. The figures were molded out of the same type of foam latex as the company's film creatures, to "give kids the ability to play with something they were seeing in special effects movies". geekdad.com/2017/10/talki…
, a chemistry professor accidentally spilled a drop or two of dimethylmercury on the back of her latex-gloved hand. However, the chemical was so toxic that she died a violent death by mercury poisoning several months later. acsh.org/news/2016/06/06/…
Bananas can irritate your system if you are allergic to latex since they contain protiens similarly found in latex. betterhealth.vic.gov.au/h…
People who are allergic to latex are likely to also be allergic to kiwi fruit and mango. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lat…
Durex was the first latex condom brand soc.ucsb.edu/sexinfo/arti…
:For Tim Burton’s Batman Returns, Michelle Pfeiffer had to be β€œvaccum-packed” into her latex Catwoman costume. comicbookmovie.com/fansit…
Bacon becomes carcinogenic when cooked at high temps due to the formation of nitrosamines, which are found in latex and tobacco products. fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/…
University departments hired professional typists to assist in the typing of theses and research before LaTeX and printers were easily accessible. mathoverflow.net/question…
The brown streaks down bathroom walls are from surfactants from latex paints en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exu…
Some people who have latex allergy may also develop an allergic response to bananas. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lat…
The first ever condoms were made out of sheep intestines, and are still used today for people allergic to latex. condomjungle.com/about-co…
Latex comes from trees! sgfelken.com/rubber.html
Latex paint is actually synthetic latex and will not harm someone with a latex allergy. allergies.about.com/od/me…
If you have a latex allergy you shouldn't eat kiwi fruits whfoods.com/genpage.php?t…
The people who are allergic to latex are also more likely to be allergic to avocados, bananas, chestnuts, and kiwi aafp.org/afp/1998/0101/p9…
The word latex originally meant 'bodily fluid' in Latin etymonline.com/index.php?…
Latex is harvested from a rubber tree. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/H…
Latex paint does not contain latex. paint.org/find-your-issue…
Condoms are tested by attempting to pass electricity through the latex. A bad condom allows the connection. youtu.be/Tc5e1HT98pM
Wearing latex gloves underneath winter gloves is a good way to keep your hands warmer in the winter months cyclodelic.wordpress.com/…
There is a type of mushroom that "bleeds" red latex when cut. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myc…
Dimethylmercury is so toxic that it killed a chemist who spilled just a few drops on her latex-gloved hand. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dim…
LaTeX is pronounced "lah-tek"

Also, TIL that the 'already submitted' isn't case sensitive and keeps thinking i'm submitting a link to the natural rubber/emulsion

Link to LaTeX

Fruit allergies and latex allergy can be related and so they'll tag you as 'NO LATEX' in surgery if you have an allergy to, say, kiwi fruit. health.state.ny.us/enviro…
Excoecaria agallocha, or blind-your-eye mangrove, is a plant that produces a poisonous latex that causes irritation and rapid blistering- contact with eyes results in temporary blindness. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exc…
They make medical gloves out of vinyl because of the growing rate of latex allergies en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Med…
How to combine Dropbox and LaTeX cheind.wordpress.com/2010…
How to create A6 booklets using LaTeX mostlymaths.net/2010/11/c…

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