Health & Science

What are Ramses condoms named after?

The Ramses brand condom (a subsidiary of Durex) is named after the great pharoh Ramses II who fathered over 160 children. Similarly, Trojan condoms are named after the Trojan horse where the Greeks snuck into the city of Troy using a giant wooden horse.

Where should you keep your tooth brush?

Dentists have recommended that a toothbrush be kept at least 6 feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.

Why does the Earth only see one side of the moon?

Only one side of the Moon is visible from Earth because the Moon rotates about its spin axis at the same rate that the Moon orbits the Earth, a situation known as synchronous rotation or tidal locking.

What planet is tilted at 90 degrees?

Uranus: Planet Uranus is rotating on its side. The direction of Uranus’s rotational axis through its north pole is almost in the direction of its orbit around the Sun, hence its axial tilt is 97.77 degrees.

What is ithyphallophobia?

Ithyphallowphobia is the morbid fear of seeing, thinking about, or getting an erect penis.

Which is the hardest bone in the human body?

The head of the femur articulates with the acetabulum in the pelvic bone forming the hip joint, while the distal part of the femur articulates with the tibia and patella forming the knee joint. By most measures the femur is the strongest bone in the body. The femur is also the longest bone in the body.

When was the British National Health Service initiated

The NHS is born on July 5 1948 out of a long-held ideal that good healthcare should be available to all, regardless of wealth. When health secretary Aneurin Bevan opens Park Hospital in Manchester it is the climax of a hugely ambitious plan to bring good healthcare to all.