The 10 Grossest Things You Touch Everyday



Whether you like it or not, you come into contact with millions, no – billions, of germs every day. Most of these germs are harmless, but knowing the sheer quantity of germs that end up on your skin is simply horrifying. Some of the most unsuspecting surfaces in your home, your car, your office, and other areas you frequent are breeding grounds for germs. Of course, it’s important to do your best to keep your environment and yourself clean, there is only so much you can do and you’ll never be able to completely eradicate all germs and bacteria from your surroundings. Here are ten of the dirtiest things you touch every single day.

Money

On a recent study of paper money, over 135,000 bacteria were found in a single sample on one dollar bill.

Keyboard

In a 2009 study of computer keyboards, most were found to have more bacteria than an average toilet. To make matters worse, several of them contained bacteria that was considered harmful to humans.