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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
bowel movements

The Physics of Taking a Crap

What if we told you humans and elephants are remarkably similar when it comes to pooping?
David Hu and Patricia Yang
4.29.17
A Smarter Gun

Gunpowder Is Shit

The forgotten context of the Second Amendment.
Robert Coolman
3.30.17
Gaming

Nintendo: Play the Switch While You Poop

Nintendo knows what you want.
Samantha Cole
1.26.17
Ass

Someone Invented a Butt Wiping Machine, But at What Cost?

Because maybe the world just needs help wiping its butt.
Grennan Milliken
12.9.16
Canada

Scientists Are Now Trying Fecal Transplants on Kids

Desperate parents are attempting DIY fecal transplants on their kids.
Kate Lunau
9.16.16
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