Tag: poop

Pooping Creates The Same Pain As Childbirth For Sloths, And It Is Dangerous

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

Hippo Poop Can Literally Kill Fish In Rivers: Study

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

New York Stops Sending Its Poo To Alabama After Residents Complain

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

Woman 'Drowning In Poo' After Botched Surgery: Here's What's Happening And How To Help

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

Strange Mounds In South America Are More Likely Worm Poop: Scientists

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

Disappearance Of Large Animals And Their Poop Can Disrupt Ecosystem Of Whole Planet

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 Will Start Powering Planes With Fuel Made From Animal Poop

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

Interesting Questions About Human Body: On Burning Fat, Green Poop, Nipples, Nostrils, Cannibalism, And Hiccups [Videos]

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

Your Poop Could Get You $13,000 as Fecal Transplant for C. Difficile Patients

OpenBiome is offering up to $13,000 a year for human feces. Why would anyone do this?

Life January 30, 2015

30,000 People Receive Literal B.S. On Black Friday As Promised From Cards Against Humanity

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

Poop May Soon Power Your Smartphone

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

Scientists study how dogs poop and they discovered something amazing

A new study indicates that dogs align themselves to the Earth's magnetic field whenever they relieve themselves.

Animals January 3, 2014

Termites' powerful weapon against extermination? Their own poop

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

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