So . . . how far would YOU go for perfect skin? Because this should pretty much test ANYONE’S limits.
Martha Christy is an author and beauty expert in England. And she says the key to perfect skin is . . . rubbing your own PEE on your face.
Martha says people have been doing that forever . . . even in ancient Egypt, China, and India. Your pee is anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, filled with vitamins and minerals, and great for treating acne, eczema, psoriasis, and fungal infections.
You don’t have to apply it directly to your face . . . so some women have started mixing their pee in with their moisturizer. That way you get all the benefits and MIGHT feel slightly less grossed out?
But why stop THERE? If you’re good with using pee for skin treatment, would you consider DRINKING it too? Martha says that can significantly improve your overall health.
Here’s something to make your mornings easier . . . or harder. We’re not really sure.
According to an article in “Entrepreneur” magazine, a 90-second trick in the shower can help wake you up in the morning. The downside is, it sounds like torture.
The idea behind it is that a hot shower DOESN’T actually do a great job of waking you up. In fact, researchers have found it can do the opposite. After a hot shower, there’s a sudden decrease in body temperature, which can make you tired.
So instead, here’s what you should do . . .
At the end of your shower, turn off the hot water . . . and make it as COLD as possible for 30 seconds. Then crank the hot water back up for another 30 seconds . . . and finish with 30 MORE seconds of cold water.
It sounds terrible because it IS. But apparently it’s much better at waking you up than hot water alone.
I tried this today, and it works but it’s a heart attack waiting to happen!
BALLSY’S SPORTS SHORTS….
TIGER WOODS made a surprise appearance in Italy yesterday, where he watched his girlfriend LINDSEY VONN win her record 63rd World Cup skiing title. He also lost one of his front teeth, when someone with a video camera accidently hit him in the face while rushing to get to the winners’ podium. (Here’s a photo of Tiger with his missing tooth . . . here’s a shot of him wearing the skeleton scarf. And here’s an ESPN video report on the tooth. As GolfChannel.com points out, this was Tiger’s “dead” tooth, which had recently been yellowing. So, maybe Tiger doesn’t mind losing it after all.)
After beating the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, New England Patriots defensive lineman VINCE WILFORK pulled over on his way home to help a stranded motorist. The 38-year-old woman was trapped inside a wrecked vehicle, which had rolled onto its side. Vince helped the police pull her to safety.
Football and the NFL have been extremely good to Hall of Famer MIKE DITKA. But if he had an eight-year-old son now, he wouldn’t want him to play football. In an upcoming HBO “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” Mike says, quote, “That’s sad . . . [but] I wouldn’t. My whole life was football. I think the risk is worse than the reward, I really do.” The episode airs TONIGHT . . . and also includes former Bears defensive end Richard Dent and quarterback Jim McMahon talking about their health conditions. Dent describes himself as “damaged goods” . . . and McMahon suffers from early onset dementia.
The Seattle Seahawks have apologized for a Tweet on the team’s account yesterday that seemed to compare the Seahawks struggle to that of the civil rights movement.
It was a photo of quarterback Russell Wilson crying after the game, with the caption, quote, “We shall overcome. #MLKDay.” The photo also included this Martin Luther King Jr. quote: “Take the first step in FAITH. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”
The team later deleted it, and Tweeted, quote, “We apologize for poor judgment shown in a Tweet sent earlier. We did NOT intend to compare football to the civil rights legacy of Dr. King.”
2. After JERMAINE KEARSE caught the overtime touchdown pass that put the Seahawks in the Super Bowl, he launched it into the crowd. And the guy who caught it is going to give it back to him. But not for free.
He’s getting Kearse’s game helmet signed by the team, Kearse’s jersey . . . and possibly Super Bowl tickets.
3. Someone posted footage of a HILARIOUS brawl happening in a parking lot after Seattle beat Green Bay. Not surprisingly, everyone looked drunk. It’s unclear what instigated the fight . . . but it involved a lot of people falling down
A five-year-old kid in England skipped a friend’s birthday party at a ski resort a few weeks ago . . . so the mom throwing the birthday sent him an INVOICE for the $24 she had to pay to cover him when he no-showed. She even threatened legal action if the money wasn’t paid.
A 29-year-old woman in England just shared the story of how she FAKED her own DEATH to end things with a guy she’d met through online dating . . . who wouldn’t leave her alone after three dates. She texted him, pretending to be her sister, and said she had died. That DID get the guy to go away . . . although he sent her a nasty message when he saw her online dating again a few months later.
Apparently, some women in New York have started DUMPSTER DIVING behind fancy beauty shops . . . looking for expensive cosmetics and products they’ve thrown out. You dig for stuff people returned . . . or the testers from the store that were thrown out before they were empty.
A 68-year-old guy in Germany called the police last week to report two foxes were having, quote, “abnormally long sex” in his yard. The cops told him to call animal services . . . they assured him it was fine and fox sex just takes a while.
A 35-year-old guy was driving his daughter to high school in Cedar Rapids, Iowan on Friday when the cops tried to pull him over . . . and for whatever reason, he did NOT want that. So he got into a chase with them . . . that DID take one brief pause when the guy stopped at his daughter’s school to drop her off. The cops eventually caught him, and he’s facing several charges, including child endangerment.
About a year ago, someone at a pizza place in Philadelphia paid an extra dollar to buy a slice of pizza for a homeless person. And since then more than 8,400 people have done it. Recently, one homeless guy left a note thanking people who have donated . . . and said he just got a JOB.
New Hampshire is selling a new lottery ticket that smells like BACON when you scratch it.
Target closed its stores in Canada:
. . . Experts believe Target failed with Canadians because it’s not syrup or hockey..
A study found that the more trees there are on your street, the less likely you are to take anti-depressants:
. . . Especially if they’re marijuana trees.
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: What you do every day matters more than what you do once-in-a-while.