If you’ve ever dropped your food on the floor or maybe the ground and then picked it up within five seconds, you’re probably going to live long and prosper because a new study says the five-second rule is actually real and totally works.

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It turns out that the longer your food stays in contact with the floor, the better the chances of it picking up nasty funky germy stuff like a little E.coli.  But, of course, you still need to think before you decide to eat it.  Let's say If you drop a slice of pizza cheese-size down in a bus station restroom, it’s got to stay there. (ScienceDaily)