Although scientists have known for many years that animals are a source of bacteria that live primarily in the gut, intestine, mouth and skin. Bacteria have been on the planet for over 3.5 billion years. Bacteria was first discovered in 1674.

Strange but true? After 14-days of use, a jean will have 1,000 bacteria in the front, 1,500-2,500 in the back and 10,000 in the waist.

Bacteria can cause diarrhea, fever, vomiting, nausea and stomach pain. The bacterial cell walls are similar to those of plants and fungi, which consist of cellulose.

Bacteria form colonies that can consist of several hundred or thousands of cells and are visible to the naked eye when grown in the laboratory.

If you have good bacteria in your body, bad bacteria have no chance of growing and causing disease. There are drugs that can kill bacteria, called antibiotics. If you take antibiotics frequently, the bacteria may become resistant.

Here are some unusual facts about


  1. Most antibiotics are made of bacteria

  2. Breast milk increases the growth of bacteria

  3. 1,458 new species of bacteria in belly button

  4. 20% office coffee mugs contain fecal bacteria

  5. It can take 10 minutes for the bacteria to grow

  6. After birth, there are no bacteria in the baby's body

  7. There is a unique bacterial fingerprint in the navel

  8. Bacteria produce half the oxygen in the atmosphere

  9. Mobile phones have more bacteria than toilet handles

  10. If your underarms are smelly, you can blame the bacteria

  11. Yogurt, cheese, pickle, soy sauce are all made of bacteria

  12. A single dollar bill contains 3,000 different types of bacteria

  13. Airplane tables contain more bacteria than household items

  14. Our body has 10 times more bacterial cells than human cells

  15. Bacteria is most frequently shaped like a sphere, stem, or spiral

  16. Bacteria communicate with each other using electrical signals

  17. When you take a pill to kill a bad bug, you also kill some good ones

  18. Messages can be stored in the bacteria's DNA and then retrieved

  19. Keyboard can carry 200 times more bacteria than a bathroom seat

  20. New bacteria flourish on the kitchen sponge every 20 minutes

  21. The office breast desk has 400 times more bacteria than the toilet

  22. The "smell of rain" is caused by a bacterium called actinomycetes

  23. Cooking food properly is a great way to kill any bacteria that may live in it

  24. Bacteria gathered from the whole body can weigh as much as 4 pounds

  25. When two individuals kiss, they exchange between 10 million to 1 billion bacteria

  26. In offices where there are more male employees, there are many more bacteria

  27. Chocolate has anti-bacterial effect on the mouth and prevents tooth decay

  28. A bacterium can normally grow to about 100 times its body length per second

  29. Each tooth of the mouth can carry more than 10,000 bacteria even after cleaning

  30. The number of bacteria in your mouth is more than the number of humans in the world

  31. Bacteria can survive under any conditions - from ice to hot water, and even radioactive waste

  32. The best way to protect yourself from getting sick from bacteria is to wash your hands

  33. Tap water has a shelf life of 6 months, after which chlorine dissolves and bacteria start growing

  34. A good way to stop the spread of bacteria is to cover your mouth and nose when you cough and sneeze

  35. Supplements such as zinc and vitamin C support the immune system and can help fight infection

  36. The presence of bacteria in the mouth makes the human bite one of the most toxic bites in the world

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