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What’s in This?: Febreze

We’re often told that you should never eat anything (or put anything on your body) if you don’t recognize everything on the ingredients list. But…

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…

What We Talk About When We Talk About Eating Tide Pods

Six years ago, the multibillion-dollar conglomerate Procter & Gamble introduced laundry detergent pods under its Tide brand. Within three months, U.S. poison centers reported more…

Why You Get Yellow Sweat Rings Inside Your Shirt’s Collar

We’ve already written about how yellow underarm stains are caused by the aluminum in your antiperspirant. But what about the gross ochre stains that appear…