Think your desk is filthy? What about your hotel room? We all hope the room we rent is clean and hygienic, but we have no way of knowing how clean it really is. If recommended NASA cleaning standards are adopted by hotel chains, you can be sure that your hotel is at least as clean as a spaceship.

When a group of researchers decided to find out by swabbing surfaces in hotel rooms in Indiana, Texas and South Carolina, they found the bedside lamp switch and the TV remote control were the areas where most of the bacteria were found.
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