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Sweet justice for the Scranton Toilet Cu
Submitted by daphne
October 30, 2008, 6 Comments

Pennsylvania City Ordered to Pay Damages for Unconstitutional Arrest When Bilgepump reported last year about Dawn Herb’s arrest for yelling at her toilet, I along with many Poopreporters were outraged. We questioned the validity of her arrest due to the fact that she was merely exercising her...

Frozen assets in old Europe
Submitted by Thunderbox
October 22, 2008, 17 Comments

For a small landlocked European country, Austria has offered up many remarkable things to the world. For hundreds of years they have given us delicious cakes and sweets; back in the 1930s we got the diminutive and furiously-tempered Adolf Hitler; and more recently on the scene has been the Governor...

The great solar anus
Submitted by Sarah
October 14, 2008, 15 Comments

A few days ago, the Boston Globe published a number of spectacular images of the surface of the sun. The seventh image in their series is below. Ring of fire...

Crook surfs the brown wave
Submitted by daphne
October 6, 2008, 6 Comments

Florida's Lorenzo Knight got greedy last month. Knight's day may have started innocently enough. Wake up. Shit, shower, shave. Eat some Fruity-Ohs while watching MTV. At some time during his mid-morning, though, the ritualistic comforts of commercially-processed cereal and Beyonce must have...

Violating a cop's airspace is again
Submitted by MSG
September 30, 2008, 20 Comments

Jose Cruz was pulled over last Monday night in South Charleston, WV, for driving with his headlights off. He was subjected to a series of sobriety tests, which he failed. According to WSAZ in Charleston, Cruz was then placed under arrest. After the arrest, Cruz was fingerprinted, a fairly...

The controversial evolution of the ass h
Submitted by MSG
September 24, 2008, 9 Comments

The first question, of course, is just what sort of ass hole we are talking about here: true, everyone has one, and a fair number of people are them. This implies that the history of human ass holes must go back at least to Cain. That isn't the subject at hand, however. Instead, I'm talking...

Every pooper's dream... for women o
Submitted by MSG
September 19, 2008, 32 Comments

How much pampering is enough? We know that we are far from the rugged wilderness dwellers our ancestors were; even the most frugal of us, by comparison, live in the lap of luxury. But researchers in Neenah, Wisconsin, think that even our nether regions -- or, at least, those of women over forty-...

Scavengers on the catwalk
Submitted by daphne
September 11, 2008, 9 Comments

Usha Chaumar spent the adult portion of her thirty-three years of life in Alwar, India, cleaning up after people who will not look at her as they pass her on the street. Usha wasn't a maid, or a cleaning lady. What she's cleaned during those adult years -- which began too early, at ten, when she...

Inner Mongolians say no to toilet water
Submitted by Thunderbox
September 2, 2008, 35 Comments

Despite being land-rich in coal and natural gas, Inner Mongolia (an autonomous region in the northern deserts of China) has a serious scarcity of water. However, the wealth being produced from these resources has brought a great influx of people to the area, all seeking to cash in on the good times...

Drunk toilet photo gets three kicked off
Submitted by daphne
August 27, 2008, 25 Comments

Three New Zealand swimmers were kicked off their Olympic swim team this week. Dean Kent, Corney Swanepoel, and Cameron Gibson were booted from the Olympic Village before the closing ceremonies and not allowed to participate in a final team function -- not because they took steroids or held up a...

DNC in Denver brings up fundamental issu
Submitted by MSG
August 22, 2008, 5 Comments

The city of Denver, in honor of the upcoming Democratic National Convention (DNC), the city of Denver has banned the carrying of feces or urine for nefarious purposes. We are free to ask for what non-nefarious purposes people would carry around feces or urine. The City Council passed the ordinance...

Complex Shit goes on the runs
Submitted by Thunderbox
August 18, 2008, 4 Comments

From the early days, conceptual art, like Duchamp's urinal and Manzoni's canned shit, has always courted controversy. But it hasn't actually caused chaos -- until now. The harmonious landscaped gardens of the Zentrum Paul Klee museum in Berne, Switzerland, have been home for the past few months to...

The old church outhouse
Submitted by daphne
August 14, 2008, 12 Comments

Off of Indian River Drive in Brevard County, Florida, there used to be a church. It was built in the late 1800's, and it played a huge part in the community in which it stood. It was used for prayer, of course; but it was also was used as a school, a public hall, a polling station, and even an...

Pennsylvania man gets tanked
Submitted by daphne
August 3, 2008, 12 Comments

He found himself basking in one of the many balmy evenings that he'd known since birth. He stopped and inhaled a lungful of Yankee air, grateful that the Goldenrod had yet to bloom. Maybe it was the atmosphere -- sparse and foreboding. Maybe it was the whisperings of flavor in the air,...

Stanley Cup's notorious history now
Submitted by daphne
July 24, 2008, 6 Comments

When Kris Draper got his turn to keep the Stanley Cup this summer, the Detroit Red Wing center never thought that his contributing story to the cup's notorious history would include poop. However, his infant daughter had other plans. Baby Kamryn decided to make her own statement when her father...

Seattle to close its public toilets (and
Submitted by Dave
July 17, 2008, 16 Comments

Shiny metal structures have popped up in cities all over the world: automatic toilets that give a user twenty minutes of privacy before the door opens, the person leaves, the door closes, and the robotic sanitation cycle begins. As I've said before, these units make so many design sacrifices to...

Giving up the right to poop on the clock
Submitted by Thunderbox
July 3, 2008, 19 Comments

An interesting dispute has recently arisen in a southern Scottish meat processing company. The employees and management of Brown Brothers Manufacturing Ltd, a supermarket supplier, are arguing over pooping rights. The crux of the matter involves their last pay deal, in which the employees (...

It's not your Grandpa's Beijin
Submitted by Dave
June 24, 2008, 5 Comments

Back in the eighties, my grandparents went to China -- "To the Orient," as they always said. They walked the Great Wall, visited Tiananmen Square, and saw how the people both struggled and thrived under the hardcore Communist regime. But when you ask Grandpops for details about his trip, the...

One giant leak for mankind
Submitted by Dave
May 29, 2008, 20 Comments

Wrenches, spare parts for an oxygen generator, and a microbe-killing device: three things that, in space, are less important than a functioning toilet. Each of those items have been removed from the cabin of the Discovery Space Shuttle to make room for a pump needed to fix the urine collection...

Fossilized turd a grand purchase in more
Submitted by daphne
May 15, 2008, 4 Comments

Steve Tsengas has a BS in engineering, a MS in Business and Behavioral Science, and a Phd in Natural Health and Nutrition. He is a patent holder, a member of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, and is the founder of And now he's the owner of some Jurassic poop. Bought at a New York...

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