Every day you learn something new, and that’s great. But some days are extra special. Some days, you learn things about the “fecal liberation of intestinal gases.” Those days are the best.
Contrary to popular belief, it’s probably not methane leaking from behind that reckless “bros” light on fire (known as pyroflatulence); rather, it’s most likely primarily hydrogen.
I’m sorry, did you not hear me? I said THIS INSECT FARTS ON ITS PREY.
In 2005, two researchers published a series of articles investigating the subject of other people’s smelliness. They examined how much disgust people would feel and show after smelling a variety of odors, including armpits, garbage and farts. Among the stinks examined, farts elicited the strongest negative response,…
Admit it. You've always wanted to know whether farts can carry germs.
Beans. They are delicious. And great for you too. One of the staples of the mediterranean diet. Sure, they have some resounding side effects, but nobody is perfect. This cute video explains the science behind farts. Watch it and learn—because farts are always great table conversation.
We know that everybody picks their noses, and now we know that everybody farts too — especially at work. In fact, if this poll is to be believed, people fart at work in lots of places you wouldn't expect.
Finally, a way to simultaneously make watching the floor routine bearable and satisfy the humors of the 9-year-old in all of us. Come to think of it, most every Olympic event could benefit from a flatulent overdub. Either that or get the MST3K guys to provide commentary.
What makes humans so damn gassy? In a recent installment of SciShow, Hank Green explores the science behind our bodies' various "gaseous emissions."
You know you've always wondered why farting on a lighter causes a brief burst of flame. Believe it or not, there is rarely any methane in farts, and so methane is not what’s burning when farts are ignited. Find out what does, and why some farts ignite and others don’t.
There's plenty of silliness sitting in the margins of illuminated manuscripts, and the Tumblr The Discarded Image collects some of the goofiest of the goofy: cats licking their junk, murderous bunny rabbits, prankster monkeys, amorous animals, and tongue-wagging jokesters. But perhaps the highlight of blog is its…
Hmmm, I'm getting notes of sandalwood, rosemary and a hint of boiled cabbage…
Few people, if any, look forward to colonoscopies. They're annoying to prepare for. (Liquid diet? No thank you.) They're invasive. (It's a camera. In your butt.) They're scary. (Even if it's just a routine screening, there's always a chance your doctor will find something up there that requires medical attention.) …
Of all the ways to die, the most ignominious demise is having a kappa — or a Japanese demon — pull a magical orb out of one's asshole. You can repel the beasts with a burst of powerful flatulence, but you must be certain that your fragrant blast is muscular enough to bowl them over like ninepins.
We already know that farting astronauts are serious business, but the fact is that even the best-trained moonwalker can't stop themselves from passing gas. Apollo 16 astronaut John Young didn't just fart prolifically while on the moon, he colorfully described his flatulence during a mission debriefing.
Approximately 200-400 years ago during Japan's Edo period, an unknown artist created what is easily the most profound demonstration of human aesthetics ever committed to parchment. I am referring to He-Gassen a.k.a. 屁合戦 a.k.a. "the fart war." In this centuries-old scroll, women and men blow each other off the page…
An intrepid modder by the name of Schmidtn decided to build himself a remote control that, when it detected the foul odor of flatulence, would change the TV to a random channel. How fiendishly brilliant.
Is flatulence ruining your love life? My friends, look no further than the Better Marriage Blanket, a fart-absorbing wünderspread that means you'll never again have to blame it on the dog. This is a real thing!