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****** BREAKING: 5 SECOND RULE DEBUNKED ******

 
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****** BREAKING: 5 SECOND RULE DEBUNKED ******
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If you're a parent then you're familiar with the 5-second rule.

When your child's pacifier falls out of his mouth and tumbles onto the sidewalk, you can safely stick it back in his mouth--as long as it hasn't spent more than 5 seconds among the filth on the ground.

This same rule applies to any food that falls onto the ground, your kitchen floor, the playground grass.

It has long been assumed that if you pick up a fallen object quickly then it's unlikely to become contaminated by dangerous germs. And for parents who are always juggling a million things as they push their babies along in strollers this is a wonderful thing.

But now a scientist quoted in the New York Times has debunked the 5-second rule (darn him!).
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