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No, You Fools, the Swimming Pool Is Not a Bath

Chip, a 31-year-old expat living in Ireland, spent nearly a decade of his life working at the city pool in his hometown. The job left…

All the Disgusting Ways Guys Wipe Their Dirty Hands

In my early twenties, I lived alone in a dark, dank garden apartment in the heart of Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. I was convinced a…

Do You Really Need to Wash New Clothes Before Wearing Them?

Conventional wisdom (and your mom) says that you should always wash new clothes before putting them on. But like, I want to put these new…

The Dirty Truth About Guys Who Never Wash Their Hands

Last week, Fox News host Pete Hegseth said on air, to a viewership of approximately 1.5 million people, that he hasn’t washed his hands in…