How that bottle of bubbly could leave you blind

Open with caution: How that bottle of bubbly could leave you blind The pressure inside a champagne bottle can launch a cork at 50 miles per hour – fast enough to shatter glass Doctors report bottles causing serious eye injuries and even blindness | UPDATED: 11:35 GMT, 31 December 2012 High pressure hazard: A champagne cork can travel up to fifty miles per hour We all savour the sound of a champagne cork popping.

Gender bending chemicals in normal household goods could cause obesity in children.

Gender bending chemicals in normal household goods could cause obesity in children Bisphenol A is found in dozens of household items from sunglasses to food packagingScientists believe it interferes with the way the body processes hormones | UPDATED: 06:46 GMT, 19 September 2012 A chemical found in baby bottles, food packaging and tooth fillings could be making children fat, claim scientists.

The deadly blue lagoon: Disused quarry with clear blue waters attracts hundreds of visitors… despite warnings that it is almost as strong a bleach

A day at the bleach: Disused quarry known as the Blue Lagoon attracts hundreds of visitors. . . but the water”s as toxic as ammoniaWater contains car wrecks, dead animals, excrement and rubbish… but families still go in for a dipLake in former limestone quarry measures pH 11.3, just less than ammonia at 11.5pH and bleach at 12.6pH

Bad dads anonymous: More shocking pictures of the world’s worst parents and their very unlucky children

Bad dads and moronic mums: Shocking pictures of the world”s worst parents and their very unlucky children

Chemical in fake tan linked to obesity and diabetes

Chemical in fake tan and make-up linked to obesity and diabetesPhthalates are widely used in a range of cosmeticsStudy finds link to weight gain and insulin resistance | UPDATED: 12:31 GMT, 13 April 2012 A study found that a chemical commonly used in cosmetics can increase the risk of obesity A chemical used in make-up and self tanning lotions has been linked to obesity.