The Checkup: 10 Things You’re Fooling Yourself About When It Comes to Germs

Germy misconceptions that'll have you thinking your hygiene.

• Thanks, Mental Floss, for setting us straight on germs.

• Buh-bye, Ramen. Here’s how to make your own cup of just-add-water instant noodles that are much more nutritious and delicious than the store-bought stuff. [Refinery 29]

• Oh. My. Gosh. This woman takes Kegels to the EXTREME. She lifts all sorts of crazy things using only her pelvic floor muscles—and she’s got the pictures to prove it. [Women’s Health]

• If runners designed airplanes, this is what they would look like. (In-flight massages, perhaps?) [Runner’s World]

• Think you have abs of steel? See if they’re any match for these seven exercises, lovingly dubbed the hardest ab exercises on earth. [Yahoo Health]

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