Toothbrush bacteria from your toilet?

Toothbrush bacteria mystery explored by the Mythbusters team

Do the bristles from your wet toothbrush provide an ideal surface for bacteria to develop … especially given your nearby toilet? First of all, eeewww. And second, you might be a little surprised by the results garnered by¬†our favorite TV scientists (no offense¬†Neil Degrasse Tyson). We’re not going to give away the answer, but we can assure you that you won’t get too grossed out by the video. Watch the video to learn about toothbrush bacteria … if you dare.

{We apologize but it appears as though www.Discovery.com has removed the video from their website.}