Archeologists have found traces of ethyl alcohol (the type found in those fermented beverages we like so much) have been found in pottery dating at least as far back as the Neolithic period. With that said, we humans have had a very long time to figure out ways to use alcohol to make our lives easier, cleaner, and somewhat less sober. One byproduct of this long relationship with the stuff is that nearly every household has a semi-clear plastic bottle of rubbing alcohol sitting in a closet or medicine cabinet somewhere. Typically, the idea is to use miracle liquid to disinfect cuts […]
The itchy rash that is left behind as evidence of exposure to poison ivy, sumac or oak is an extremely unpleasant experience. Scratching the itchy spots can cause them to rupture, and this will help the rash spread to other areas of your body. Therefore, you need to take immediate action to remedy the situation. What follows are 5 ways to remedy the itch of poison ivy and its evil cousins, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac.