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More Whale Poop, Please!

Odds are, you've never tried to imagine the enormity of a whale's excrement. Or perhaps you have, and you can truly wrap your head around how substantial, and messy, the "flocculent fecal plumes" of t…

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11 Things You Should Never Flush Down The Toilet

The toilet is a part of our daily lives, and thank goodness: it's about to be freezing cold in Colorado and I'm not too keen on the idea of heading outside to do my business in an outhouse in single-d…

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Coffee & Beer? The 6 Weirdest Alternative Fuel Sources

A trip to the gas station is about the most boring task in the modern world. But making fuel is a strange and fantastic journey—for scientists and inventors trying to find sustainable alternatives to …

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Reading Your Poop

Everybody poops. Almost everybody looks at it. And that's smart. Its shape, color, consistency and buoyancy can tell you a lot about your digestive and overall health.…

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7 Places Poo Will Power the Future (Slideshow)

By Tracy Staedter, Discovery Channel Everybody poops. But why should it just stop there? Feces -- human or other -- contains methane, hydrogen and nitrogen that can be converted into energy. And wh…

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Get the Scoop on Poop

If you're like me, you've started noticing increased conversation and buzz lately about intestinal health, probiotics, and "healthy flora." I want to know, what's it all about and how can it improve m…

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The Power of Poop (Video on Climate Change)

With the amount of methane gas being released in the atmosphere, poop is no doubt a big player in climate change. However, many scientists are finding a new use for poop and making it an alternative e…

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The Scoop on Poop and Probiotics

The Scoop on Poop I am reluctant to talk about poop. I confess that find it an embarrassing and very personal subject, not one I generally broach publicly. But let’s face it -- we all poop and th…

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The Straight Poop On Dog Poop (Green-Style, That Is)

We lost our dog and good friend Biscuit last week after a quick deterioration of her health. She was truly a noble creature, much more so than many humans I know, and I will miss her always. Ironi…

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