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Isabelle Tavares

Isabelle Tavares


Isabelle Tavares is a journalism graduate student at the Newhouse School of Syracuse University and former ASME intern for RD.com, where she wrote for the knowledge, travel, culture and health sections. Her work has been published in MSN, The Family Handyman, INSIDER, among others. Follow her on Twitter @isabelletava.


10 Things You Should Never Do in an Airplane Bathroom

Germs are potentially harmful in a normal bathroom. But put that bathroom in the sky, shrink it, and pump pressurized air into it and you've got the perfect environment for germs to thrive.

14 Normal Things Astronauts Can’t Do in Space

In space, astronauts may have more problems than Houston wants to hear about. As for the amount of these problems, the sky's the limit, but for now we'll just stick to 14.