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Why did Cleopatra supposedly bathe in sour donkey milk?

20 Mar 2017

To improve the appearance of her skin by reducing wrinkles. When milk sours, the milk sugar lactose is converted by bacteria into lactic acid. When alpha hydroxy acids, such as lactic acid, are...

The Ballistic Bomb

20 Mar 2017

The advertising was hard to resist. "Feel Good in the Southern Hemisphere! Try a Ballistic Bomb." They weren't talking about hitching a ride aboard a missile to Australia. They were talking about...