There is a psychological disorder called utilization behavior. People affected by it find it difficult to ignore anything in front of them - for example, if presented with a toothbrush, they'll brush their teeth, regardless of the situation. The disorder is also linked to hypersexuality. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
The blob of toothpaste that sits on your toothbrush is called a "nurdle". blogs.reuters.com/unstruc…
Native Americans would use porcupine hairs to make hairbrushes. Sometimes a stick was cut into the right shape and frayed at the edges to make a toothbrush. houstonspediatricdentist.…
Today I learned about a British man who bought a ceramic pot at a junk sale for less than Β£4 and used it as a toothbrush holder until learning it was actually made in the Indus Valley of present-day Afghanistan about 4,000 years ago. It's thought the pot was originally brought to the UK by British tourists. atlasobscura.com/articles…
Your toothbrush harbors 10 million germs, more than a toilet seat. Even new toothbrushes can have germs on them because they aren’t sold in sterile packaging. usatoday.com/story/news/n…
The modern toothbrush was invented in 1780, while the inventor, William Addis, was in jail for starting a riot. The company he founded is still producing toothbrushes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
Today I learned that Hitler actually had a Prussian moustache before his iconic black toothbrush, but had to trim it because the new gas masks wouldn't accommodate his old style. telegraph.co.uk/news/worl…
Melamine sponge(magic eraser) can remove stains from the tooth surface more effectively and less invasively compared to a conventional toothbrush. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed…
Prince Charles's butler was instructed to hold a specimen bottle for him to urinate in, and has other servants put his toothpaste on his toothbrush. theguardian.com/uk/2002/n…
The blob of toothpaste that sits on your toothbrush is called a nurdle. blogs.reuters.com/unstruc…
Adolf Hitler was so attached to his now infamous "toothbrush mustache" that when one of his close friends asked him to abandon the "ugly" mustache Hitler responded, "If it is not the fashion now, it will be later because I wear it." slate.com/human-interest/…
In 2003 the toothbrush was selected as the number one invention Americans could not live without. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Too…
Hitler got his toothbrush mustache because the full mustache would not fit under his gas mask. warhistoryonline.com/war-…
A Nova Scotia man broke into a ranch home, then fed the cats, did laundry, put out hay for the horses, took a shower, used the residents' toothbrush and shaver, and wrote in their diary. globalnews.ca/news/224917…
The world's most expensive toothbrush costs over $4,000 USD and is completely made out of titanium businessinsider.com/4000-…
In 2014, a woman was arrested for printing $20k fake bills at home. She took $5 bill with specific watermark, soaked them in degreaser, used toothbrush to scrub off the link and then printed scanned images of $50 or $100 bills over them. mashable.com/2014/05/11/w…
William Addis, a rug trader imprisoned in the Newgate prison in 1780 is the inventor of the modern toothbrush, which he assembled from a flattened chicken bone, a nail and some pig hair, all while incarcerated. youtu.be/6w4aCY_3OXE
New Zealand's toothbrush fenceβ€”referenced on Flight of the Conchordsβ€”is a real thing, and you can mail them your toothbrush to add to the fence. tepahu.co.nz/info-centre/…
An ocean line stewardess who survived the sinking of three ships: Titanic, Britannic, and the Olympic, made sure to grab her toothbrush while going down with the Britannic because it was the first thing she missed having after going down on the Titanic. encyclopedia-titanica.org…
The first modern toothbrush was invented in China in 3000BC. Its bristles came from hogs hair or the mane of a horse that were then put into ivory handles. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Too…
William Addis invented the first mass-produced toothbrush in prison, using a bone and bristles. After release, he started a toothbrush company and became wealthy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Too…
In the Middle East and Africa and parts of Asia, people use a natural toothbrush called Miswak to clean and loosen up and prevent misaligned teeth en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mis…
The modern toothbrush was invented in England in 1770 by William Addis, who was jail at the time for plotting against the government. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
Hitler originally sported a full, hearty Kaiser mustache, and only converted to the his sinisterly distinctive Toothbrush mustache during WWI after being ordered to trim it down so it would fit into a gas mask. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Too…
Diarrhea-causing bacteria from a lidless flush flies as high as 10 inches above the toilet. High enough to settle on surfaces throughout the bathroom including a toothbrush. huffingtonpost.com/2014/0…
A "nurdle" is that perfect curly squirt of toothpaste on the end of a toothbrush used by toothpaste makers to advertise their product. reuters.com/article/2010/…
The first bristle toothbrush was not invented until 1498 in China. Nylon toothbrushes followed later, but not until 1938. loc.gov/rr/scitech/myster…
The Toothbrush or "Hitler" mustache was actually brought over to Germany by visiting Americans in the late 19th century. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hit…
Hitler used to have a full-size mustache but had it trimmed down to a 'toothbrush' during WWI to better accommodate wearing a gas mask. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Too…
The word "Nurdle" can be used to refer to a 1" strip of toothpaste applied to a toothbrush. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/N…
More people own and use a mobile device than a toothbrush contentfac.com/more-peopl…
Flushing the toilet throws E Coli and other bacteria 6-8 feet into the air, allowing it to get all over your toothbrush. serendip.brynmawr.edu/exc…
Charlie Chaplin's signature "toothbrush" moustache was artificial. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Too…
A squirt of wavy toothpaste (often shown on tootpaste packaging) on your toothbrush is called a "nurdle" en.m.wiktionary.org/wiki/…
Charlie Chaplin was born 4 days before Hitler and wore the Toothbrush Mustache 4 years before him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
"Vermin Love Supreme is an American performance artist, anarchist and activist who is known for running as an alternative candidate in various local, state, and national elections in the United States. Supreme is known for wearing a boot shaped hat and carrying a large toothbrush." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ver…
Using a toothbrush can help prevent dry lips

I was suffering from pretty bad dry lips but I had no lip balm so I Googled for alternative solutions, and apparently brushing them gently with a toothbrush takes away the dead cell that causes drying and flaking!

Devout Muslims reject toothbrushes and toothpaste, they use twigs from the toothbrush tree instead as recommended by the Prophet islam-health.com/miswak-s…
The invention of Vibrators was inspired by the electric toothbrush popularmechanics.com/tech…
Salvadora persica AKA the Toothbrush Tree has been used for centuries for natural toothbrushs. Its fibrous branches have been promoted by the WHO for oral hygiene use. Research suggests that it contains properties including abrasives, antiseptics, detergents, enzyme inhibitors, and fluoride en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sal…
Adolf Hitler's originally had a much larger 'Kaiser' moustache, but was forced to cut it to fit on a gas mask, creating the iconic 'toothbrush' moustache en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Too…
The toothbrush mustache (the style strongly associated with Hitler) was introduced in Germany by visiting Americans wikipedia.org/wiki/Toothb…
There is a toothbrush floating in orbit around earth en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spa…
The twigs from the "Toothbrush tree" are widely used in some countries and are at least as effective as normal toothbrush and paste. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1…
That–though he despised Charlie Chaplin– Hitler grew his toothbrush mustache because he thought it would endear him to his people. imdb.com/name/nm0000122/b…
My toothbrush has a tongue cleaner on the other side oralb.com/en-US/products/…
There's a solar powered toothbrush that doesn't require toothpaste canada.com/topics/bodyand…
"The bristle toothbrush, similar to the type used today, was not invented until 1498 in China. The bristles were actually the stiff, coarse hairs taken from the back of a hog's neck and attached to handles made of bone or bamboo." loc.gov/rr/scitech
ISS was fixed using toothbrush hack nasa.gov/offices/oce/appe…
the first mass-produced toothbrush was developed in England in 1780 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Too…
About 2,500 people go to the emergency room each year for "toothbrush injuries" nordictimesonline.com/art…
The toothbrush (as we know it today) was invented in China, but that the oldest toothbrush known was from 3000 BC. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Too…
Cavities are caused from the acids that are made from certain bacteria. These bacteria are not in children until the parent infects them. These bacteria also live in the toothbrush and few if any treatments will remove them from the brush. parents.com/baby/health/b…
Zoo keepers brush hippo's teeth and they use a special toothbrush. metro.co.uk/news/846190-s…
The New Zealand's Toothbrush Fence - referenced in Flight of the Conchords - is a real thing, and YOU CAN BUY IT! harcourts.co.nz/Property/…

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