news
Poo-Testing Startup Founder Allegedly Lied About Her Age, Just About Everything Else

The founder of uBiome, an embattled startup claiming to employ “machine learning, artificial intelligence, and advanced statistical techniques” and probably a few other buzzwords to assess gut health, repeatedly misrepresented her actual age, Business Insider reports, landing her on several minimally-prestigious lists of influential young people. Read More >>

crime
Local Dog Poo Wars Take Patriotic Turn

Activist members of the Waterside Action Group in the Lancashire town of Colne are raging about dog poo, as local activists are wont to be, and have taken to flagging up the animal deposits. Literally. Read More >>

health
There’s Human Poo in Street Cannabis

Today's news about poo being in and/or on stuff you wouldn't expect concerns illegally sourced street drugs, and you can probably imagine how poo gets into and onto cannabis. Read More >>

animals
Did a Seal Eat Your USB Drive? New Zealand Found It in a Frozen Slab of Poo

In what is easily one of the weirdest press releases New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) has put out, the agency announced it had unearthed a fully functioning USB drive from a mound of frozen leopard seal poop. Read More >>

poo
Bill Gates Showed Off a Jar of Poo to Get Us Jazzed About Toilets of the Future

Have you ever wondered which tech billionaire thinks the most about pooing? Well, ponder no further. It’s Bill Gates. Read More >>

environment
Canada Denies its Aeroplanes Poo on People

An outbreak of poo falling on people in Canada is no nearer to being explained, with the country's aviation coordinator telling a furious public that the human excrement rain is not being dumped out of aeroplane toilets. Read More >>

Coffee
food
Poo Bacteria Found in Costa and Starbucks Ice

Someone's been pooing in the supply chain again, with the latest victims of the 2017 poo-in-stuff crisis being national coffee titans Starbucks, Costa Coffee and Caffe Nero. Read More >>

science getting done
Someone’s Worked Out The Speed Of Human Poo

Ever wondered whether your pooing speed is normal? Whether you're more of a corked bottle or a Play-Doh factory? Well wonder no more, because a group of fearless scientists has been busily finding out everything they can about dung, and one of their discoveries is the average speed of human defecation. Read More >>

science
Scientists Want to Use Colour-Changing Rainbow Poop to Diagnose Your Bowel Problems

The physical appearance of your bowel movements can already reveal a lot about your body’s digestive health, and colour changes can even indicate more severe problems. But scientists at Rice University want to make it even easier to spot medical problems in your colon, by tinting your poop a rainbow of different colours. Brilliant! Read More >>

health
Someone’s Been Pooing in the Coke Cans

Production of Coca-Cola was suspended in a Northern Ireland plant this week, after a batch of cans set to be used to package up the drink were found to contain human waste. Read More >>

space
Desperate NASA Asks Public What to Do With Astronaut Poo

We can put a man in space, but once he’s there, NASA still has no idea what to do with his shit. Read More >>

design
Welcome the Shit Museum to London

A museum dedicated to all things poo is coming to London, as we finally catch up with what Eurotrash was doing in the 1990s. Read More >>

health
Dyson Launches War on Airborne Toilet Poo

Dyson's launched a new PR push to promote the installation of its Airblade hand dryers across the country, claiming that the magical blowers and their invisible sheets of warm air help reduce the amount of human waste that fills the air of public toilets. Read More >>

animals
£100 Spot Fines Coming for People Who Don’t Love Scooping up Their Dog’s Poo

A new war on the non-human causes of poo on the street is being launched in the UK, with local towns given the go-ahead to introduce fines for people caught leaving dog poo on the roads and pavements and not having any tools to do the cleaning up job. Read More >>

science
A Woman Became Obese After a Poo Transplant 

Scientists have known for a while that gut bacteria can play a profound role in the weight of mice. Now we have a case report in humans that is not entirely surprising: A woman gained 2.5-stone (16kg) and became obese in the 16 months after a faecal transplant. Read More >>