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Seabirds, space, and the silliest prizes on the planet.
This urban legend just doesn’t cut it!
Metin Erin took on the tale of a man who made a knife out of his own poop. After recreating the situation, he quickly ruined both its credibility and a prime piece of steak in one fabulous failure. However, negative results are still results and he’s been awarded with a 2020 Ig Nobel award for his efforts! You can get to know some of his comrades in questionable research in today’s share from the AP News.
Our Party POOPers are already well-acquainted with the sensational value of seabird scat, but today’s share gets into even deeper doodoo! Scientists in the Arctic have found that the ammonia from seabird waste can enter the atmosphere, where it can combine with water vapor and sulfuric acid to form particles big enough to trigger cloud formation. Those clouds provide cover to the ice caps, reflecting incoming sunlight back into space and keeping waters cool. It’s theorized that the effect is even greater at the South Pole, which is home to an even healthier helping of these flighty, cloud-forming, climate friends.
$23 million dollars later and the ISS space toilet is ready to launch! 🚀
This extensive redesign takes into account the female anatomy and doubles down on a tactical solution for the overachievers who do both one and two in one sit on the loo. 💩
Seabirds, space, and the silliest prizes on the planet. …