Recently, an article about the germs in a human beard made hipsters and mountain men around the world cringe in fear. But when we generally think of germs, the first thing that comes to mind is the toilet seat, because, of course.
But that widely-believed tale is just what it is — a tale. Germs live everywhere, and in some places, they thrive. Often, it's not the toilet seat that's the most germ-infested place in sight.
Here are some things around your house that contain more germs than a toilet seat.
The fact that the keyboard contains more germs than a toilet seat may not come as a big surprise to people, because truth be told, how many of us actually bother disinfecting our keyboards?
Studies have shown that keyboards contain bacteria that can cause food poisoning, such as E.coli and staphylococcus aureus (staph). Researchers did a swab analysis, and found that one swab on a keyboard contained 7,500 bacteria, compared to an average toilet seat which had 5,400 bacteriaRead More »from Five unlikely things in your house filthier than your toilet seat