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June 2016

Are Poinsettias Poisonous?

The poinsettia is not poisonous as many people think of the traditional Christmas plant, but an analysis by the American Association of Poison Control Centres of hundreds of cases found 96 per cent of people who had ingested poinsettia did… Continue Reading →

Celebrities with Sarcoidosis?

Sarcoidosis is a disease that causes inflammation in the lungs, lymph nodes, eyes, skin, liver, and other tissues. Some celebrities with sarcoidosis are Gospel singer Mahalia Jackson, American basketball player Bill Russell, Ex boxer/trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr., basketball player James… Continue Reading →

Olympic Gold Medal Winners

Olympic gold medals are not purely gold. They are made from at least 92.5% silver, and must be plated with a minimum of 6 grams of gold. The last series of Olympic medals to be made of solid gold were… Continue Reading →

Celebrities with AIDS?

Many celebrities have been diagnosed with AIDS since the 1980s and have died from complications from this disease. The first high profile star to die of AIDS was Rock Hudson, who succumbed to the disease in 1985 and brought it… Continue Reading →

Are People Getting Taller?

The modern human being is generally getting taller when compared to the height of people who lived in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. This can be noted through the low ceilings and small door frames that existed at this time… Continue Reading →

Are Mold and Mildew the Same?

Mould and mildew are similar in that they are both a type of fungus but vary in characteristics. Mould grows on either moist or decaying surfaces while mildew only grows on surfaces that are moist. Photo Credit: Source Resource: How… Continue Reading →

Are Maximum Lipotropics Safe?

Although the manufacturers of Maximum Lipotropics say their products are safe, this is still unclear as studies are yet to be carried out on these products. These manufacturers claim that the pills will elevate your metabolism and give you additional… Continue Reading →

Are Peanuts Bad for Dogs?

Nuts are not the best food for dogs. They are high in phosphorus and may contribute to the formation of bladder stones. Macadamia nuts contain some compounds, which can cause muscle tremors, weakness and paralysis of the hindquarters. Photo Credit:… Continue Reading →

Are Lipotropic Fat Burners Safe?

Lipotropic fat burners are safe for people who want to lose weight and fat. Lipotropic fat burners contain Inositol which breaks down fat in the diet and uses it for energy purposes instead of having it stored. Photo Credit: 1… Continue Reading →

Celebrities Who Wear Dentures?

Several celebrities and well-known historical figures have been known to wear dentures over the years. They include Brady Bunch actress Florence Henderson, who has been a spokesperson for Polident denture cleaner, as well as George Washington, Janice Dickinson, Winston Churchill,… Continue Reading →

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