Lipstick may contain metal in toxic amounts. Daily use of lipstick and/or lipgloss may expose women to excessive amounts of the metal chromium which is associated with stomach cancer. Also, 75% of products tested contain lead. There is no way for consumers to find out a product's metal content. ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1205518…
A lot of cheeses aren't vegetarian because Rennet - the enzymes that separate milk into curds and whey - is primarily made from ground-up calf stomach en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ren…
Thanks to a gruesome mistake, a French Canadian Voyageur was shot in the stomach, but later healed and recovered from the wound, scientists were better able to understand the digestive tract thanks to how his wound healed, which allowed probing of his stomach actively digesting. sciencehistory.org/distil…
A man who was paralyzed from a surfing accident neck injury was able to walk again from an experimental treatment. Stem cells from the man's own stomach fat were injected into his spinal cord to regenerate and repair the injury. goodmorningamerica.com/we…
When a 36-year-old Indian man who had been teased his entire life for looking pregnant got the condition checked out, the doctors ended up pulling out hair, hands, bones & limbs of the man’s twin brotherβ€”who had been trapped in his twin as a fetus & continued to grow post-birthβ€”from his stomach. abcnews.go.com/Health/man…
Lobsters pee from their faces to communicate with each other. In addition, they have two stomachs(one in the head that apparently has teeth), the female sheds their shell to mate, and they can detach one of their limbs in an emergency. huffpost.com/entry/facts-…
A month after giving birth to her first child, a woman was rushed to the hospital for stomach pains. It was discovered she was in labor, giving birth to twins, and that she had 2 wombs. bbc.com/news/world-asia-4…
A newly hatched Echidna is so tiny and underdeveloped that you can actually see the milk in its stomach because its skin is nearly transparent. youtu.be/dHocViqKbbc
Johnny Cash had a fight with an ostrich in an exotic animal refuge he kept near his Tennessee home. The incident left Cash with five broken ribs and a gaping stomach wound. He ended up taking prescription pain killers that caused a 2-year relapse into his alcohol and amphetamine addiction. midnightpulp.com/todays-h…
A Taiwan man, Ben Hsu, swallowed an AirPod while asleep. When Hsu awoke, he hit Apple's tracking & heard beeps from inside his body. Kaohsiung Hospital confirmed: the earbud was in his stomach, and then passed from his body naturally. After a wash/dry his AirPod worked as usual, battery at 41%. businessinsider.com/man-s…
Coca Cola only has an average pH of 2.5; Stomach acid, meanwhile, is around 1.5-3.5. Meaning Coca Cola is often more acidic than stomach acid. sheltondentistry.com/pati…
, Johnny Cash was brutally attacked by an ostrich he kept in a wildlife park, it broke 2 ribs and slashed his stomach open. As a result of the pain pills he was prescribed, he fell back into drug addiction years after overcoming them. musictimes.com/articles/3…
Victor Harry Feguer, the last person to be put to death in the state of Iowa, requested his last meal consisting of just an unpitted olive. The seed found in his stomach implied that he had hoped for an olive tree to sprout forth at his burial site nydailynews.com/news/crim…
The last words of Osamu Tezuka, the creator of Astro Boy and Kimba the White Lion, were: "I'm begging you, let me work!", spoken to a nurse who had tried to take away his drawing equipment. He died of stomach cancer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osa…
The primary additive for turning milk into curds, called Rennet, is extracted from the stomach lining of butchered calves en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ren…
A barred owl, shot in New England, was found to have a long-eared owl inside its stomach which in turn had an eastern screech-owl in its own stomach. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar…
Parmesan cheese is not vegetarian due to the inclusion of animal rennet, an enzyme extracted from calves’ stomachs which used to set the cheese vegsoc.org/info-hub/veggi…
A 2014 study found that you could increase the survival rate of a patient suffering with ARDS by 26% (The condition responsible for killing patients with Coronavirus) by simply having them lay on their stomach for 16-18hr a day while on ventilation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acu…
Today I learned Jonestown Survivor Jackie Speier Who was Shot in the Head and Stomach After an Ambush, Survived and Crawled into a Forest Only to be Attacked by a Swarm of Fire Ants. She spent 22 hours Without Medical Help. sfgate.com/opinion/articl…
Frogs Can Be Hypnotized by Placing them on Their Backs And Rubbing Their Stomachs buzzinbumble.com/2015/06/…
While dying of stomach cancer and hospitalized in 1989. Osamu Tezuka (creator of Kimba and Astro Boy) was still able to draw tons of sketches with his pens and paper. His last words was "I'm begging you, let me keep working!" as a hospital nurse took away his pens and paper so he could rest. tofugu.com/japan/osamu-te…
Tannin is an organic compound found in tea (especially black) and wine, That can make you feel nauseous if consumed on empty stomach. ecooe.com/ecooe-life/why-…
Stomach growling is called 'Borborygmi' webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/f…
A 14-year-old visited a Chinese hospital with stomach pains after experiencing constipation for five days. Doctors believe that she drank so much bubble tea that about a hundred tapioca pearls built up in her body, causing a blockage today.com/health/bubble-t…
Today I learned of the "Dinosaur Mummy" - Borealopelta remains discovered with the protective armor, skin, and partial stomach intact. It's been so well preserved that scientists deemed it closer to a mummy than a fossil. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bor…
Those weird noises your stomach makes are called "borborygmi" which is an ancient Greek onomatopoeia - meaning it was named that because that's what the noise sounds like. gotsomescienceonyou.com/2…
Billy Crystal was punched in the stomach by Joe DiMaggio, who was angry at Crystal for not having introduced him to a crowd as the "Greatest living player". en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil…
Many cheeses are not vegetarian as they use rennet as an ingredient, or curdled milk from the stomach of an unweaned calf, a byproduct of veal production. thespruceeats.com/what-is…
The hand with a rose on the cover of "American Beauty" belonged to Christina Hendricks, who played Joan on Mad Men. But only the hand, as the bare stomach belonged to another model. tvovermind.com/did-you-kn…
Leeches can be used for medicinal purposes and that there is a leech farm in the UK known as Biopharm where the leeches have 32 brains, 10 stomachs, 9 pairs of testicles, 2 hearts, 5 pairs of eyes, and several hundred teeth. atlasobscura.com/articles…
The USA's largest waterborne disease outbreak occurred in 1993 when 1/4 of Milwaukee (403,000 people) developed stomach cramps, fever & diarrhea. The cause was the Cryptosporidium protozoan. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/199…
Today I learned about the bradycardic response, a phenomenon where infants, when submerged in water, reflexively hold their breath as their heart rate slows and any water ingested is directed to the stomach. This reflex disappears around 6 months of age. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/d…
Dessert stomach is a real thing, your gut expands upon contact with sugar and therefore makes room for dessert even after having the feeling of being full. huffingtonpost.com.au/201…
Today I learned about the monument and the life of the Welsh hero Llywelyn ap Gruffydd Fychan. Llywelyn’s stomach was cut out and cooked in front of him by King Henry IV’s soldiers. The cloak of the statue is empty, thus symbolizing the hero’s terrible death. welshgiftshop.com/blogs/w…
: The fairy tale of "Little Red Riding Hood" has been interpreted as a puberty rite, stemming from a prehistoric origin. The girl, leaving home, enters a liminal state and by going through the acts of the tale, is transformed into an adult woman by the act of coming out of the wolf's stomach. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lit…
Seahorses don’t have stomachs, just intestines for the absorption of nutrients from food. As such, food passes through their digestive system rapidly and they must eat almost constantly. worldatlas.com/articles/w…
In WWII, the Germany Army had a unit of soldiers called the β€œStomach Division”- men who had stomach disorders or injuries. This made it easier for them to be given special food and to isolate infectious or unpleasant conditions. In 1944, the Division surrendered and 10,000 Germans became POWs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/70t…
Taste receptors are found not only on the human tongue but in our stomach, intestines, pancreas, lungs, brain, and testicles where receptors can sense sweet and umami flavors. businessinsider.com/taste…
Archaeologists routinely find edible honey in ancient Egyptian tombs - the stuff never spoils, due to extremely low water-content, very low pH, and hydrogen peroxide (made by an enzyme in the bees' stomachs). smithsonianmag.com/scienc…
The first Olympic marathon was in St. Louis. It had rabid dogs, barefoot runners, just one water station, dust that ripped one runner's stomach lining, "trainers" that gave out rat poison, and the winner cheated by hitching a ride. youtube.com/watch?v=rMm4e…
Bees have 2 stomachs β€” one for the food they eat and another to store the honey until they get back to their hive. ontariohoney.ca/kids-zone…
Today I learned about Tarrare born in 18th-century France. Tarrare was known for his extensive appetite, he could eat enough to feed 15 people and swallow cats whole-but his stomach was never satisfied. Things Tarrare ate consisted of Raw Eel, Cats, Trash and even a 14-month-old Baby en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tar…
Gurgling noises and other sounds made by our stomachs has a scientific name: borborygmi medicinenet.com/script/ma…
The gin and tonic was invented as a result of the British being unable to stomach the taste of bitter malaria medication in India flaviar.com/blog/gin-toni…
Mama llama's hum to their babies and can spit from three different stomachs depending on how much they don't like you. animalcorner.co.uk/animal…
Pangolins eat ants, and since they don’t produce stomach acid themselves, they use the formic acid ants produce to digest them. youtu.be/mbnBYh-BJ1g
The first animal balloons were made by Aztecs around year 1300, using real animal intestines; stomachs and bladders were also used. The intestines would be cleaned, sealed, filled with air and twisted to make dog and donkey shapes. These balloons were used as a sacrifice for gods. zephyrsolutions.com/origi…
Babies shouldn't be given water when they're under 6 months old, because they need all their stomach space for milk/formula and its sweet, sweet nutrients. babycenter.com/404_when-c…
An English scientist in the 1800s, William Prout, dedicated his life to the study of the digestive system, especially urine. He was also the first to find that hydrochloric acid is in our stomachs! youtube.com/watch?v=H8WJ2…
When Cato the Younger attempted suicide in secret to avoid capture by Caesar, his sword missed any vital organs, slicing open his stomach. When he awoke to a doctor stitching him up, Cato pushed him away, tore out his intestines with his bare hands, and died on the spot. classics.mit.edu/Plutarch…
Everyone swallows air when they eat or drink but some people swallow more than others. Burping and flatulence are two ways swallowed air leaves the body. Delayed emptying of the stomach (slow gas transport) in addition to gas accumulation can also cause bloating and abdominal distension healthline.com/health/abd…
When you are full after a meal, you may feel like there is still space for dessert because sweet foods stimulate a reflex which expands the stomach sciencenorway.no/foods-fo…
The hydrochloric acid in the stomach's digestive juices can dissolve metal but plastic toys that go down the hatch will come out the other end as good as new. discovermagazine.com/2009…
A man named Alexis St.Martin was shot and survived but was left with an open hole in his stomach wall allowing scientists to understand how the digestion system looked while working. smithsonianmag.com/smart-…
The Pangolin has no teeth thus cannot chew its food. Instead, Pangolin eat small stones when foraging to aid the grinding up of its prey inside its stomach which also has keratinous spines projecting into the interior to further aid grinding and digestion. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pan…
Today I learned about the "Mikey Story" (pop rocks & soda myth) "Rumors became so bad that the FDA even set up a hot line in Seattle (WA) for people to call to dispel the rumor and assure parents that the candy was safe for children and it would not cause the stomach to explode if mixed with carbonated drinks." pop-rocks.com/f-a-q/
Almost an entire French town in 1951 was poisoned by ergot, the fungus LSD is made from. ”I am dead and my head is made of copper and I have snakes in my stomach and they are burning me,” screamed one man before trying to jump into a river smithsonianmag.com/arts-c…
Today I learned of β€œsnatiation”, a joke term for gustatory rhinitis, or sneezing induced by a full stomach en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sna…
Alcohol breath is not from the stomach, rather it's from the ethanol diffusing out of the blood in the lungs. Eating food, chewing gum, or vomiting won't help mask how much alcohol is in your system if you're breathalyzed sites.duke.edu/apep/modul…
After competitive Hot Dog eating, the weiners don't get fully digested in the competitors' stomachs. Miki Sudo, 6 time female winner of the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, described it as "what people think of when you think of corn passing through your system." maxim.com/entertainment/j…
Swiss farmers are installing stomach ports in cows to monitor digestive health youtu.be/-HWUNjO-Lvo
When the Beatles went to an Indian transcendental meditation retreat together, the Beatles were in the early stages of the disputes that would ultimately break up the band. However, Ringo Starr had to leave two days after arriving because his stomach couldn't handle Indian food. rollingstone.com/music/mu…
The ancient Greeks and Romans used Sugar (in cane form) as medicine. It was dissolved in water to treat the intestines and stomach, and taken to help relieve pain in the bladder and kidneys. They imported it from India and Arabia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/His…
Sheep die when they fall over when their fleece is wet or they are pregnant, because gas wil build up in their stomach and press on their lungs. Also, according to Dutch Animal Protection, the sheep wil also die if you don't roll it over correctly, because then the stomach will turn over. walesonline.co.uk/busines…
When your stomach growls it's just your intestines moving food normally, and usually the growl is covered up by food in the stomach now.tufts.edu/articles/wh…
If their gut bacteria dies, sloths can starve to death even on a full stomach, at which point they need to eat poop from a healthy sloth to survive. science.howstuffworks.com…
Some orangutans like to eat soap, they will also cover themselves up with it before eating it. And it doesn't hurt their stomachs. orangutancaringweek.com/F…
The Ancient Egyptians believed that stomach acid was the fluid of the gods, so they would pour a small dose of stomach acid bottled from a mummified corpse on their babies skin to bring them closer to the gods. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anc…
Alcohol breath is not from the stomach, rather it's from the ethanol diffusing out of the blood in the lungs. Eating food, chewing gum, or vomiting won't help mask how much alcohol is in your system if you're breathalyzed sites.duke.edu/apep/modul…
Llama/Alpaca "spit" is not just saliva. When very upset, they can spit stomach contents. It's green, and has a very powerful stench that is difficult to remove. llamasintheraw.com/llama-…
When temperatures drop in their habitat, since the bacteria that lets them digest their food is temperature dependent, sloths may starve to death on a full stomach, because they cannot process the food ingested. slothconservation.com/sta…
Platypuses and Echidnas don't have stomachs nationalgeographic.com/sc…
Dogs and many other species self medicate in the wild. Common example would be dogs eating grass when their stomach are upset! ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
"All of My Love" by Led Zeppelin was written as a tribute to Robert Plant's son Karac, who died of a stomach infection in 1977 when he was 5. Plant did the vocals in one take. ultimateclassicrock.com/l…
Honey could kill a baby because of Botulism spores that release toxins causing muscle weakness and breathing issues. Adults don't have the same risk as the stomach acid is strong enough to kill the spores. interestingengineering.co…
On 2002, after having smoked PCP, Big Lurch was found naked and covered with blood; it was soon discovered he had in his stomach bits of flesh and lungs from Tynisha Ysais, his friend's girlfriend who was found dead. He was sentenced to life without parole for murdering her. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big…
The Largest Alligator caught currently holding the modern day World Record is 15 ft & 1011.5 lbs. Caught in the ALA. River. Taxidermists autopsied the beast and found an ENTIRE WHOLE DEER in its stomach. Also found, small squirrels swallowed whole as well. The deer is est. to have been 3 y/o. wideopenspaces.com/world-…
Frogs can't vomit so they have to eject their entire stomach and later swallow it animals.howstuffworks.com…
Patrick Wayne was cast as Superman, but dropped out when his father John Wayne was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Robert Redford, Burt Reynolds turned it down. Paul Newman was offered his choice of roles as Superman, Lex Luthor or Jor-El for $4 million, turning down all three roles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sup…
Frog neck muscles are so weak that they use their eyes to push food down their throat. While it looks like they're blinking, they’re actually sucking their eyes down into their bodies to push food into their stomach. rearfront.com/best-useles…
Australian doctor Barry Marshall was mocked by physicians of his time when he hypothesized that the bacterial species H. pylori can cause stomach ulcers. To prove his hypothesis, he drank cultured H. pylori and developed stomach ulcers as a result. He later received the Nobel Prize in 2005. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar…
A troubled intestine can send signals to the brain, just as a troubled brain can send signals to the gut. A person's stomach or intestinal distress can be the cause or the product of anxiety, stress, or depression due to gastrointestinal (GI) system and brain connections. health.harvard.edu/diseas…
Stomach muscles relax to prepare for a meal, which determines how full they will get from the food. As you eat more, your stomach volume can increase more than five-fold to house it all. After it passes through the digestive tract, the stomach returns to its original size. smithsonianmag.com/scienc…
By eating herbivores with seeds in their stomachs and then leaving scat across a large range, cougars are able to plant around 94,000 plants a year. atlasobscura.com/articles…
Scientists at UCLA noticed that "time and time again" people suffered their first experience with anxiety or depression right after stomach illnesses. They did brain scans after patients ate probiotics, and found that stomach bacteria actually directly affected connectivity of the brain. newsroom.ucla.edu/release…
To prove that stomach ulcers are caused by bacteria, Barry Marshall drank broth filled with infectious bacteria, got ulcers, then cured himself with antibiotics. He won a Nobel Prize. discovermagazine.com/2010…
The fig remnants in a deceased persons stomach grown into a tree which helped authorities to identify where missing people were buried hurriyetdailynews.com/how…
At a ceremony at Yankee Stadium Joe Dimaggio punched Billy Crystal in the stomach after Crystal neglected to introduce Dimaggio by his preferred title of 'Greatest living player' cbssports.com/mlb/news/ne…
Lobster’s brain is located in its throat, nervous system in abdomen, teeth in stomach and kidneys in head, hears using its legs, tastes with its feet, and tends to favor one front limb meaning they can be right-clawed or left-clawed history.com/news/a-taste-…
Pumpernickel, as in the bread, essentially translates to "fart demon" in reference to the effect the hard-to-digest four can have on your stomach. exploratorium.edu/cooking…
Carbonated drinks have been tried in space, but are not favored due to changes in belching caused by microgravity; without gravity to separate the liquid and gas in the stomach, burping results in a kind of vomiting called "wet burping" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spa…
If you put the contents of a sloth's bowel movement on a scale, they might weigh up to one-third of the animal's body weight. This is 282 percent larger than what scientists would expect to see in an animal of the sloth's size. "You can watch their stomachs physically shrink as they poo," mentalfloss.com/article/5…
Vulture stomach acid has a pH of 1.0 and eliminates deadly bacteria, such as B. anthracis (anthrax). Vultures also urinate on themselves to rid accumulating bacteria and aid in thermoregulation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vul…
Ostriches like to ingest things like pebbles to help digest the food they eat. In 1930, an ostrich in London Zoo died and when examinated, its stomach contained three gloves, seven coins, 6 feet of string, an alarm clock key and much more. dangerousminds.net/commen…
Today I learned about William Beaumont, who had a patient (St. Martin) with a gunshot wound in the stomach that never fully closed. Beaumont tied a piece of food on a string and inserted it through the hole, pulling it out and observing it over time. He's now know as the "Father of Gastric Physiology" britannica.com/biography/…
Most cheeses are not vegetarian because they contain an ingredient (rennet) that is usually made from animal stomachs. formaggiokitchen.com/blog…
Platypuses have no stomach nationalgeographic.com/sc…
Saliva contains bicarbonate, which is why you produce lots of saliva prior to vomiting to buffer the effect of stomach acids physiology.org/doi/abs/10…
Two mouthfuls of gasoline can be safely consumed, as long as it all goes into the stomach, and none gets into the lungs. healthcare.utah.edu/the-s…
Bees have five eyes and two stomachs. One stomach is for carrying food and the other is for carrying nectar collected from flowers back to the hive cbc.ca/kidscbc2/the-feed/…

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