POOP

climate change

Climate Change Could Expose Tons of Human Poop Left on Alaskan Glacier

Climbers have abandoned roughly 66 tons of feces on Mount Denali, and it’s just waiting to reemerge.
Sarah Emerson
4.2.19
comb jellies

This Jelly’s Butthole Only Appears When It Poops

“No anus or anal pore in any other animal is like this.”
Becky Ferreira
3.5.19
SEALs

Owner of USB Stick Found in Seal Poop Has Come Forward

"I feel bad here because I feel like I'm ruining a really good story."
Sarah Emerson
2.7.19
POOP

Someone’s Lost Vacation Photos Turned Up in Leopard Seal Poop

Come get them.
Sarah Emerson
2.5.19
DRONES

Scientists Discover Hidden 'Supercolony' of 1.5 Million Penguins After Tracking Poop From Space

“This small archipelago, that measures only 15 kilometers from one end to the other, has more Adélie penguins than the entire rest of the Antarctic peninsula combined.”
Becky Ferreira
12.17.18
Science

Scientists Reveal Why Wombats Shit Bricks

A Georgia Tech team inflated balloons in the digestive tracts of dead wombats to learn about their uniquely cubic poops.
11.19.18
Whale Poop

The Scientists Who Study Whale 'Defecation Events'

Whale poops fertilize ocean ecosystems, and also contain a wealth of information for marine scientists.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.18
Pee-Pee

Buy the Underwear Apollo-Era Astronauts Peed In for $300

For around $300, you can own a grotesque part of space history.
Matthew Gault
4.17.18
Sustainable Energy

The Man Trying to Fix Mount Everest's Towering Poop Problem

Volunteer engineers and architects want to solve Mount Everest's most unsolvable problem: its landfills of human waste.
Sarah Emerson
1.17.18
Shitty

Delhi Residents Say They’re Getting Rained on By Airline Passenger Poop

India’s environmental court is investigating claims that aircraft are dumping human waste on a Delhi neighborhood.
Sarah Emerson
12.5.17
Triassic Bowel Movements

This Beautiful Ancient Poop Contains Triassic Fish Bones and Beetles Wings

The land before potty time.
Becky Ferreira
8.24.17
oh good

Scientist Poop Will No Longer Be Pumped into the Antarctic Ocean

Seals and penguins were being exposed to “high levels of fecal bacteria.”
Kaleigh Rogers
8.23.17
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