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Why did Cleopatra supposedly bathe in sour donkey milk?

20 Mar 2017

To improve the appearance of her skin by reducing wrinkles. When milk sours, the milk sugar lactose is converted by bacteria into lactic acid. When alpha hydroxy acids, such as lactic acid, are...

The Ballistic Bomb

20 Mar 2017

The Ballistic Bomb is a hardened cake of chemicals that is designed to be dropped into the bath water. It produces vigorous fizzing, supposedly the cause of pleasure in the "Southern Hemisphere,"...

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