5 March 2009, JellyBean @ 2:00 pm

When I read this I couldn’t help but posting it here. Sometimes the strange is as commonplace as our everyday life! A chemist has cracked one of the most enduring mysteries of all time: where does belly button fluff come from?
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“After three years of research, Georg Steinhauser, a chemist, has discovered a type of body hair that traps stray pieces of lint and draws them into the navel. Dr Steinhauser made his discovery after studying 503 pieces of fluff from his own belly button. Chemical analysis revealed the pieces of fluff were not made up of only cotton from clothing. Wrapped up in the lint were also flecks of dead skin, fat, sweat and dust. ”

Read the whole story at the Telegraph

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