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The World Is Covered in Feces, So Wash Your Hands, Please

Science of Us | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

Like love, poop, actually, is everywhere. This was a finding I discovered while interviewing New York University pathologist Philip Tierno about the merits of toilet paper.

The Healing Power Of Poop May Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 03.16.2016 | Healthy Living

SAN DIEGO -- Last week at the inaugural Near Future Summit, a leadership conference of forward-thinking professionals, tech entrepreneur Peter Diamand...

Broken Toilets: The New Frontier of Prisoner Abuse

Chandra Bozelko | Posted 02.18.2016 | Crime
Chandra Bozelko

The broken toilet is the future frontier of prisoner abuse. Allowing an inmate to exist with a broken or dirty one is easy; the only evidence of it is the inmate's self-report, an account that will be discredited.

Coprophobia

Francis Levy | Posted 02.09.2016 | Comedy
Francis Levy

There are people who don't like talk about their bowel movements and others who go on about their diarrhea and constipation, as if they were talking a...

Where Do Stools Come From?

Francis Levy | Posted 05.25.2016 | Comedy
Francis Levy

You can talk nostalgically about a child's first words, whether it's "mama" or "cookie," but BM is one of the first acronyms many people will ever remember hearing. BMs are a source of curiosity and pride and undoubtedly some of the interest may derive from the way in which they mimic the birthing process.

Anna Almendrala

This Superbug Kills 15,000 People A Year. Feces Donations May Change That

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living

A bacteria that triggers deadly diarrhea and is one of the most common causes of U.S. infectious disease deaths is caused, in part, by antibiotics. ...

The Dog Poop Diet: How to Teach Your Dog to Avoid Eating His Own You-Know-What

Anna Jane Grossman | Posted 04.12.2014 | Green
Anna Jane Grossman

Here's a word you probably haven't heard today: Coprophagia. I never studied in Greek in high school. Was too busy doing other really useful things (...

Police Fed Suspect 96 Bananas To Recover Stolen Gold Chain

David Lohr | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News

No matter how you peel it, the thought of eating 96 bananas is not too appealing. But that's how many bananas an accused thief in India was fed to hel...

Cara Santa Maria

People Get Poop Transplants?

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.27.2012 | Science

For some intestinal diseases, like colitis caused by Clostridium difficile, doctors may recommend a treatment that's far from glamorous--in fact, some...

Who Left The Poo? DNA Testing Tells All

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 06.13.2012 | Green

Tired of feces-filled communal open spaces, property managers like the ones at Legends, an upscale apartment complex in Montgomery, Ala., are now usin...

Dung Beetles' Poop Preferences Revealed

Posted 04.15.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 04/13/2012 03:56 PM EDT on LiveScience Dung beetles prefer the smelliest poop they can fin...

It's Never OK To Throw Your Poop At Someone

Posted 12.21.2011 | Miami

You know society's in trouble when a man beating his girlfriend isn't enough to make news. No, it's only when such domestic violence is accompanied by...

Man Tries To Turn Feces Into Gold, Ends Up In Jail

Posted 12.21.2011 | Weird News

The plan was to s!@# bricks -- gold bricks. Paul Moran hatched a scheme to get rich quick by turning his own feces into gold, according to authorit...

David Moye

Conceptual Artist Makes Perfume From Urine

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Conceptual artist Cherry Tree has a scent of mystery about her. And the smell of urine. Her urine. And it's intentional. For the last five years, T...

Pit Latrines: The World's Dirty Not-So-Little Secret

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anneli Rufus

The transportation of human fecal matter is a worthwhile investment opportunity, according to World Bank officials.