Ostrich eggs are currently fetching as much as $50 in Ankara and Istanbul. The reason? Thanks to a centuries-old tradition, farmers believe that ostrich eggs have the power to do what a jug of DEET can't.
An aromatic compound from grapefruit has tons of applications, from flavoring to insect repellant, and now we can get gallons and gallons from just a single piece of fruit.
Not only are they filled with other peoples' sweat and pee, but a new study found that pool water contains traces of insect repellant, pharmaceutical drugs, and other chemicals.