Red Blood Cells

How much blood do humans have?

The average adult has about 1.2 to 1.5 gallons (4.5 to 5.7 liters) of blood circulating inside their body. To put this into perspective,...
vintage classic Gatorade in a can

Why is it called Gatorade?

Gatorade is named after a "gator," which is the mascot for the University of Florida sports teams. In early summer of 1965, the coaching staff...
Tylenol pills

What is the difference between Tylenol, Advil, Aleve, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, asprin, etc.?

Tylenol, Advil, Bayer, Aleve, Motrin, Excedrin, Bufferin, Midol, etc. are company and product names. Acetaminophen (a.k.a paracetamol), ibuprofen, naproxen sodium, and aspirin are the active...
Gum

Does gum really take seven years to digest?

If one old wives' tale is true, gum will stay in your digestive system for seven years after being swallowed. Thankfully, this is nonsense. Nothing could...
Coke Zero Sugar cans

What is the difference between Coke Zero Sugar and Diet Coke?

Coca-Cola Zero Sugar (Coke Zero Sugar) is the successor to the now discontinued Coca-Cola Zero (Coke Zero). Its selling point is it's supposed to...

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