Video: Oysters are fantastic at filtering dirty water

Oysters are fun to eat because they're delicious and celebratory and remind you of the ocean. Turns out that last part is especially true because those suckers are just fantastic at filtering out dirty water. Watch these oysters slurp up the dirty water in the tank in this time lapse and make it all clean. » 10/29/14 7:40pm 10/29/14 7:40pm

How Your Brain Cleans Itself

Your brain needs to clean itself. Not because it's cluttered with inane thoughts or clogged by your filthy sense of humor, but because—like every other organ—it creates waste products. Now, scientists have worked out how it keeps itself clean. » 8/16/12 5:37am 8/16/12 5:37am

This Hoarder's House Is So Messy and Dirty You Can See It From Google…

I still find it hard to believe that hoarding is a thing but then I remember people are weird and crazy. Like Richard Baker, a man who's collected, held on to and hoarded so much stuff that you can see it all from Google Maps. » 2/23/12 4:00pm 2/23/12 4:00pm

Pioneer Creates Washer-Friendly Headphones For Dirty-Eared People

The product engineers at Pioneer know what it's like to pull out an ear bud and find it caked with sticky, gross ear wax. Rather than clean the earphones with your shirt, Pioneer wants you to throw them in your washing machine. » 6/14/11 10:53pm 6/14/11 10:53pm

Have You Ever Broken a Keyboard By Typing Too Hard?

Lam is a disgusting person, and this is his disgusting keyboard. He claims the damage was done by "typing too hard." I claim that he's just a dirty man.
[Blam: Idiot, its not buildup, its the keys being worn down.] » 3/10/09 11:30pm 3/10/09 11:30pm

Cell Phones Grimier Than Public Toilets

All you mysophobes out there may wanna listen to this. A new study reveals that your cell phone carries more muck on it than the bottom of your shoe. Researchers at Dial-a-Phone collected swabs from everyday objects like keyboards, shoes, and even toilet seats and in each case, the swab that was exposed to the… » 1/18/07 3:00pm 1/18/07 3:00pm