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 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 river that DID run red: Residents of Chinese city left baffled after Yangtze turns scarlet. It is the last thing the residents of Chongqing would have expected to see.
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
Poisoned by plastic: Chemicals in water bottles and food packaging have been linked to infertility and birth defects.
Bad dads and moronic mums: Shocking pictures of the world”s worst parents and their very unlucky children
How to get arms like Mark Ruffalo: Secrets of an A-list body | UPDATED: 23:33 GMT, 30 April 2012 We reveal how to get the enviable physiques of the stars.
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.
'Cancer-causing' chemical used in plastics and food containers can also lead to obesity and diabetes, says study Fast food and a sedentary lifestyle is often blamed for the modern-day rise in obesity…