An author I follow on Twitter reports spotting this wonderful variation of the Bristol Stool Chart in a UK hospital while having some tests. I've printed out a copy for myself and put it on the kitchen refrigerator. May we all have a very merry Toffee Crisp Christmas and a Ripple new year.
When you poop, why do some feces float while others sink to the bottom of the toilet bowl? Researchers from the esteemed Mayo Clinic have just published a scientific paper answering this question. Apparently it was long thought that the secret was the amount of fat inside the particular sample. Nope! In the 1970s, scientists… READ THE REST
Like many red-blooded Americans, I spent countless hours of my youth on the fabled Oregon Trail, killing my family as I tried to caulk to river, and/or shitting myself to death. But what if dysentery didn't kill you? What if it just … gave you constant diarrhea, making your journey along the Oregon Trail even… READ THE REST
YouTube engineer and comedian Estefannie was afraid that her cat, Teddy Bear, was eating plastic. Fearing that she couldn't afford the expensive surgery, her doctor told her that she needed to monitor Teddy's stools to see if there were signs of plastic in it. This led to a ridiculous (and pretty hysterical) pseudo Rube Goldbergian… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The holidays are around the corner, and the holidays are a time to show gratitude to others. We're thankful for you this time of year, so we're showing our appreciation by… READ THE REST