Wattam hands-on — explosions and dancing poop bring the world together

No one but Keita Takahashi could make a game like Wattam. He’s known for Katamari Damacy and Noby Noby Boy, and his newest project sports his signature cheery colors, goofy sense of humor, and playful mechanics. Even though it might appear as friendly chaos, it’s not all random — Takahashi created it with a reason in mind. […]

More than 10,000 people have mailed poop samples into this lab for a health study — here’s what they’ve learned

Scientists have collected poop samples from over over 10,000 participants in the world’s largest crowdsourced citizen science project.  The ongoing study is researching how the microbes in our gut cause disease.  Microbes are responsible for breaking down the fiber in our diet and producing critical nutrients. Illnesses such as obesity, depression, liver disease, heart disease, […]

Docu-comedy Poop Talk flushes stigma with full hour of well-formed humor

 Poop Talk, loaded with renowned comedians. (credit: Copyright 2017 Comedy Dynamics and Party of Seven Entertainment) For some, a 75-minute film of famous and talented comedians letting rip a steady stream of explicit jokes and messy misadventures involving fecal matter is an easy sell. Sign me up. For others, some pushing and straining may be […]

DNA from the poop of extinct four-meter-tall birds reveals lost ecosystem

Enlarge (credit: York Museums Trust staff) A thousand years ago, gigantic 12-foot-tall flightless birds roamed New Zealand, snacking peacefully on plants and fungi. Then humans came along. Within two hundred years, the giant moa—along with a host of their close cousins—were dead at our species’ hands. What did the world of the moa look like? […]

More nightmare fuel: Bedbugs create cesspool of poop and histamine in your bed

Enlarge / A typical bed bug aggregation showing blood-fed and unfed bed bugs and fecal spots that contain histamine (photo credit: Matt Bertone) (credit: DeVries et al.) It’s official: pooping the bed is not the worst thing you can do. Letting bedbugs do it is worse. As the creepy critters bite you while you slumber, […]

Comedian Nicole Byer claims she found poop on a Delta flight while sitting in first-class (DAL)

YouTube / Team Coco Comedian Nicole Byer said she found poop on her in-flight blanket while flying first-class on Delta Air Lines. She said Delta told her it may have come from a disgruntled employee. Byer said she received 600 Delta Dollars, 50,000 miles, and a refund on her ticket after reporting the incident to […]

Revo-loo-tionary tissue: Panda poop turned into luxury paper in China

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 08:19 Chinese businessmen have finally found a way to make money from dung – producing luxury tissue paper from panda poop. True panda fans will have to pay up to 10 times more than for usual tissue. Dung from the iconic Chinese bears is now being used to make a […]