The blob of toothpaste that sits on your toothbrush has a name. It's called a "nurdle," and there was a lawsuit over which toothpaste company had the right to depict it. cosmeticsdesign.com/Artic…
At the end of each month, the president of USA receives a bill for him and his family’s personal food and expenses including dry cleaning, toothpaste, and toiletries, which is then deducted from his salary. headsup.boyslife.org/fast…
The crunchy bits in toothpaste is microscopic silica glass called diatoms. It's used as a fine abrasive to clean your teeth. microcosmos.foldscope.com…
Today I learned about The Radium Craze. At the beginning of 20th century, radium was a miracle element, it was used in products from toothpaste to soap, hair and face creams, in food such as butter and milk. Doctors recommended it for the treatment of everything from arthritis to impotence to senility. thehistoryvault.co.uk/the…
You're not supposed to rinse out your mouth with water straight after toothbrushing because it washes away the concentrated fluoride in the remaining toothpaste, diluting and reducing its preventative effects. electricteeth.com/uk/rins…
Sodium laureth sulfate, an ingredient in toothpaste, makes it hard to taste sweetness, and that's why drinking orange juice after brushing your teeth tastes weird. southspringsdentalgroup.c…
Rinsing your mouth out with water immediately after brushing teeth is not advised as the water will wash away the concentrated fluoride in the remaining toothpaste, thus diluting the fluoride and reducing its preventive effects. nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-…
There's only one type of toothpaste that actually rebuilds enamel and damage to teeth, as opposed to creating the environment for teeth to repair themselves. Using a chemical called NovaMin that was initially used in the 60s to quickly repair the bones of troops in battle. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…
Killer Whales slice open Great White sharks and squeeze out their livers 'like toothpaste'... theatlantic.com/science/a…
C4 explosive was allowed in Sweden to produce art on iron tablets in the 1960's. Strings of C4, just like toothpaste, was put on the iron in distinctive patterns. The tablet was taken outside and connected to explode, and thus created patterns. This is not allowed anymore. (11:40 in video.) svtplay.se/video/13927340…
The rise of electric toothbrushes has contributed to the decline of toothpaste use, given they have smaller heads and less surface to put paste on marketingweek.com/capping…
Because of the altitude at which they fly, U-2 pilots have to suck their food - provided in a toothpaste-like tube - through a straw built into their spacesuits. Because of the length of U2 missions, options include things like β€œcaffeinated apple pie” and β€œcaffeinated mac and cheese.” airman.dodlive.mil/2016/0…
A toothpaste was sold in early 20th century Germany which was slightly radioactive because it contained small amounts of thorium. Its radioactivity was promoted as imparting health benefits and the product is exemplary of the radioactive quackery which thrived in those times en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rad…
Today I learned of autistic savant Mark DeFriest, aka Houdini of FL. Arrested on a minor charge as a teen, he got a life sentence from escapes/attempts & pranks. He made a zip gun from a toothpaste tube, replicated keys from memory. In & out of prison since 1978, 27 yrs in solitary; he's in prison to this day. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mar…
Drinking OJ after brushing your teeth tastes bad because of a foaming ingredient in toothpaste which blocks your ability to taste sweetness, and you're left with the pure acidity and bitterness of the fruit. colgate.com/en-us/oral-he…
The discovery of radium ignited a health fad in the early 1900s that saw it being used as a medical cure-all, in lipsticks, chocolates, toothpaste, water, health spas, treatment of impotence and chicken-feed! theatlantic.com/health/ar…
Aloe Vera based toothpaste is more effective at reducing plaque and gingivitis than regular toothpaste ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…
You're not supposed to wash your mouth with water after brushing and instead spit out any excess toothpaste. Washing results in washing away the concentrated fluoride in the remaining toothpaste. nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-…
The blob of toothpaste that sits on your toothbrush is called a "nurdle". blogs.reuters.com/unstruc…
60% of a cow is used for food, and parts of the other 40% can be made into antifreeze, blood thinners, insulin, marshmallows, and toothpaste. businessinsider.com/surpr…
US President Dwight D. Eisenhower personally ordered the first democratically elected leader of the Congo, Patrice Lumumba, to be assassinated by poisoning his toothpaste. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pat…
John Glenn was the first American to eat in space. His menu included a toothpaste-like tube filled with pureed beef and vegetables, a tube packed with applesauce, and some sugar tablets that he dissolved in water. astronomy.com/news/2020/0…
Astronauts swallow their toothpaste after brushing, as spitting is not possible because of its weightlessness. youtu.be/3bCoGC532p8
The little blob on your toothpaste actually has a name. It's called a nurdle and Colgate and Glaxo had a lawsuit over who would be allowed to show it in their advertising cosmeticsdesign.com/Artic…
You're not supposed to rinse with water straight after toothbrushing as it'll wash away the concentrated fluoride in the remaining toothpaste. This dilutes it and reduces its preventative effects. nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-…
Ancient Romans used ground up mouse brain as toothpaste. pilloledistoria.it/5424/s…
In World War II, the Allies grew concerned about the nuclear potential of Germany when large amounts of radioactive materials were being removed from France. The Germans were just using it to make toothpaste. atlasobscura.com/articles…
In 1880, Doctor Washington Sheffield of New London, CT manufactured toothpaste into a collapsible tube. He had the idea after his son traveled to Paris and saw painters using paint from tubes en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Was…
Early tooth decay can be reversed. Enamel can repair itself by using minerals from saliva, and fluoride from toothpaste or other sources nidcr.nih.gov/health-info…
Today I learned about Abu l-Hasan 'Ali Ibn Nafi' aka Ziryab, the blackbird of Cordoba. He introduced the three-course meal, consisting of soup, the main course, and dessert. He is thought to have invented an early toothpaste. He also started a vogue by changing clothes according to the weather and season. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zir…
A study by the Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research (DIPSAR) has found that many of the toothpaste manufacturers are adulterating toothpastes and toothpowders with high quantity of nicotine. indiatoday.in/india/north…
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…
Toothpaste is not necessary for good dental health. dentalplans.com/dental-in…
The color code on the back of toothpaste tubes has nothing to do with the ingredients. The colors are to help the machines know when to cut the tube. colgate.com/en-us/oral-he…
Carrageenan has been harvested since 600AD & is used in applications including ice cream, salad dressing, beer, processed ham, toothpaste, Fruit Gushers, firefighting foam, shampoo, air freshener gel, shoe polish, soy milk, diet soda, pet food, personal lube, & veggie hot dogs... among others. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
Toothpastes with Sodium Lauryl Sulfate increase the chance and pain of canker sores because they strip the protective lining of the mouth askthedentist.com/toothpa…
Toothpaste tube were made from lead until WWII's metal rationing put the practice to an end. intelligentdental.com/201…
The blob of toothpaste that sits on your toothbrush is called a nurdle. blogs.reuters.com/unstruc…
I Learned There's Petroleum Products (Derived from Crude Oil) in Toothpaste, Shampoo and Soap energy.gov/sites/prod/fil…
Basic essential products like soap and toothpaste fuel an underground illegal economy and hold their value as they are constantly in demand and easier to fence. gizmodo.com/why-do-drug-s…
Almost all major toothpaste brands contain sodium lauryl sulfate (also sodium dodecyl sulfate), an inexpensive lathering agent that is a known cause of canker sores. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7…
Brushing with toothpaste does not remove more plaque than brushing without toothpaste, according to a 2016 systematic review. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2…
You're not supposed to rinse your mouth out after brushing your teeth, instead you should leave the toothpaste on for the fluoride to be absorbed northtampadentistry.com/b…
Rinsing after brushing your teeth is bad. If you "spit don't rinse" you maintain the flouride from the toothpaste on your teeth, which is the most important part. sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wc…
Colgate bought a Chinese toothpaste brand called Darkie in 1985. The name was changed to Darlie but is still sold in China as Black Person Toothpaste en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dar…
At near the end of WWII, French intelligence found out that German scientists had smuggled out a large amount of a rare radioactive substance, thorium, and feared that it would be used in the German atomic program, but it turns out they just wanted to make radioactive toothpaste. atlasobscura.com/articles…
Designer toothpaste is a thing, with some people paying as much as $50 a tube for unique flavours and organic ingredients. theatlantic.com/health/ar…
The refreshing and minty taste of toothpaste was originally constructed as a marketing technique, in which our subconscious minds learned to anticipate the tingling sensations of citric acid, mint oil, and other chemicals as a sign that our mouths were 'clean', thus creating a habit loop. slate.com/articles/arts/c…
The most sold item in New Hampshire Walmarts is Cinnamon-flavored toothpaste wgno.com/2018/01/01/walma…
Forty percent of Americans who move to a new address switch toothpaste brands at the same time. epdf.tips/queue/uncle-joh…

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