Sloths only poop once a week because of slow metabolism and it is painful. These animals defecate on the floor of the forest, where predators are lurking.
Animals June 16, 2018
In the Mara River, more than 4,000 hippos excrete 9.3 tons of waste every day. When it decomposes, it depletes oxygen levels and creates chemicals toxic to fish, potentially killing them.
Animals May 17, 2018
To avoid polluting the waterways around the city, New York City was sending some of its sewage to be treated in Alabama. Residents in Alabama didn't like that they were the recipients of the city's sewer treasures.
Earth/Environment March 12, 2018
Kelly Yeoman, a 34-year-old woman from the United Kingdom, is currently 'drowning in poo' after a surgeon accidentally damaged her bowel. Medical staff have been draining the toxic waste from her body daily to prevent her from suffocating.
Medicine November 27, 2017
The origins of strange mounds located in areas across South America have long baffled scientists, but now there may be an explanation. Scientists say these mounds are more likely worm poop.
Earth/Environment May 14, 2016
In the movie 'Martian,' Matt Damon's poop logic saved him from starving to death on Mars. On Earth, Scientists found if the poop of large animals such as whales and land mammals disappear for good, it could cause a global ecosystem chaos.
Earth/Environment October 27, 2015
United Airlines is committed to cutting back greenhouse gasses, and sometimes, that means flying planes with fuel made from animal feces.
FUTURE TECH June 30, 2015
Want to know where does fat go when its burned and why do you have the body parts that you do? These are just some of the many questions people ask about the human body.
Life February 7, 2015
OpenBiome is offering up to $13,000 a year for human feces. Why would anyone do this?
Life January 30, 2015
True to their word, Cards Against Humanity sent out 30,000 boxes of actual poop to their customers who bought them for $6 over Black Friday.
Internet Culture December 16, 2014
Sometimes solutions come in the unlikeliest places. In this case, poop, where electrons happily hop in, a process that can be harnessed to produce electricity to power devices.
Energy November 20, 2014
A new study indicates that dogs align themselves to the Earth's magnetic field whenever they relieve themselves.
Animals January 3, 2014
Scientists trying to understand why destructive wood-eating termites are so resistant to efforts to exterminate them have come up with an unusually repugnant explanation.
Animals October 3, 2013