Cockroaches spread nearly 33 different kinds of bacteria.
There are 10 times more bacterial cells in your body than body cells.
There's a breed of bacteria that lives in hairspray.
There're more bacteria in your mouth than there are people in the world.
The strongest creatures on Earth are gonorrhea bacteria. They can pull 100,000 times their own body weight.
The average office desk has 400 times more bacteria than a toilet.
The "smell of rain" is caused by a bacteria called actinomycetes.
Tap water has a shelf-life of 6 months, after which chlorine dissipates and bacteria starts to grow.
Sweat itself is odorless. It's the bacteria on the skin that mingles with it and produces body odor.
Some 15,152 types of life forms, from insects to bacteria, have been identified on the New York subway.