What did people use instead of toilet paper? Seashells, tapestries, wooden sticks and more.
How much force must a penguin apply in order to blast a flying poop projectile, and how far can it travel? Fortunately for us all, scientists now have answers.
They're probably not just pooping; the restroom is a safe place for them to ponder life's great questions.
In this episode of Life's Little Mysteries, we'll take a closer look at a mysterious bodily function that is as fascinating as it is gross — poop.
Scientists ponder a wide variety of probing questions in pursuit of knowledge. One of those questions — can a knife made of frozen feces cut flesh? — has just been answered.
Going to the zoo can be a great adventure, especially if you find poop hurtling in your direction.
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