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Raiders of the last fart
Submitted by Logjam
December 26, 2007, 15 Comments

Coll Bell donned his thinking cap one day and hatched a brilliant idea: a composting toilet that houses a colony of Tiger worms (little buggers that don't need to be told twice to "eat my shit") in its base. But before he could proceed with his business plan, the Kiwi inventor of The Wormorator had...

Stool's gold. Or: Bowel that glitte
Submitted by Gasputin
December 19, 2007, 24 Comments

If you're among the handful of people who has 1) money to burn, 2) low self-esteem, and 3) an unfulfilled desire to turn your lower tract into Fort Knox, then Tobias Wong and Ju$t Another Rich Kid has just the thing for you. It's the Gold Pill: a $425-capsule coated in and filled with 24-karat gold...

Americans sigh in relief, continue telli
Submitted by Bilgepump
December 15, 2007, 16 Comments

For those of you who, like me, have been wondering if Americans still have the right to tell our toilets what we truly think, the legal system has spoken. In the words of District Judge Terrence Gallagher: while the plaintiff Dawn Herb's language "may be considered by some to be offensive, vulgar...

Is cursing at your toilet illegal in Scr
Submitted by Bilgepump
December 12, 2007, 14 Comments

The story was reported nationally in various news-of-the-weird columns. "In October, a police officer in Scranton, Pennsylvania, charged Dawn Herb with disorderly conduct after he passed her home and heard her, through an open window, cussing her toilet, which at the time was overflowing and...

K-Mart sued for squeezing the Charmin
Submitted by daphne
December 10, 2007, 8 Comments

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue considers toilet paper a necessity. Therefore, it is not taxed. In fact, it's against the law for a licensed vendor in this country to tax items that their state's Department of Revenue says are not to be taxed. In Pennsylvania, the penalty for improper...

Fecal transplants: pooper plugs cure sup
Submitted by Gasputin
November 29, 2007, 18 Comments

Fear not, sufferers of C. diff: your antibiotic-resisting, potentially crippling-death-by-diarrhea superbug can be treated! Here's the rub -- you need a close relative (preferably one who does not have an insatiable fondness for six-cheese Hot Pockets) to save several days worth of his or her...

Toilet humor comes to the table
Submitted by daphne
November 27, 2007, 18 Comments

Shouldn't that be IN the little toilet instead of next to it? Restaurateur Wang Tzi-wei has figured out what PoopReporters have known for years: toilets are funny. But he's come to a conclusion we never imagined: they don't have to stay in the bathroom to be part of a successful and unique dining...

An obituary for Mr. Whipple
Submitted by The Big Wiper
November 21, 2007, 3 Comments

Mr. Whipple clearly had a toilet paper fetish. He could not keep his hands off the stuff. He caressed it. He stroked it. He massaged it. He had a wicked gleam in his eyes. The sort an older man has when he is giving candy to a little girl. He spawned an entire generation of toilet paper squeezers....

Rod Stewart: teaching through turd terro
Submitted by daphne
November 13, 2007, 13 Comments

Maggie May, have I told you lately that tonight's the night... I'm going to put dog crap under your pillow... Some guys have all the luck. Some guys are so ingrained into our pop culture that they can trade in supermodel wives like overdue library books and, without causing a ripple on the surface...

Jenkem: A whole new way to get shit-face
Submitted by Gasputin
November 8, 2007, 43 Comments

Anyone who needs definitive proof that drug users are the most desperately resourceful people in the world need look no further than Lusaka, Zambia, where street children have reached a new low in getting high: inhaling the methane from fermented feces and urine. Yes, from the "cradle of...

Farts and sciences: turd terrorism strik
Submitted by Bunga Din
November 5, 2007, 2 Comments

A recent study of colleges by U.S. News and World Report reveals that a small private Massachusetts liberal arts college ranks as number one in the nation. I believe it also ranks for number two. It would seem there's been a recent spate of splatterings upon the fine campus of this esteemed place...

Review makes relevant the poop of Englan
Submitted by Bunga Din
October 29, 2007, 2 Comments

The American Spectator's Florence King writes a fascinating and incisive review of Emily Cockayne's new book Hubbub: Filth, Noise and Stench in England, 1600-1770. While I have not read the book, Ms. King has given us reason to pick up a book by an Oxford scholar, published by a university press,...

Idaho's phantom pooper
Submitted by Dave
October 25, 2007, 7 Comments

The BM Newswire's mission is not just to report poop in the news, but to provide context and meaning to mainstream media reports that, in the face of poop, usually lack both. But this coverage of the Idaho Falls Phantom Pooper is -- for better or for worse -- pretty damn thorough. They even covered...

Toddler tumbles through turd terrorists
Submitted by daphne
October 24, 2007, 9 Comments

PC Ian Bibbins is the Neighborhood Specialist Officer who oversees things in and around Newbury, Berkshire, England. This weekend, he was called to a playground on Deadman's Lane because someone had crapped on the slide. It might have not been such a problem, had a three-year-old toddler not...

A future for scavengers: what happens to
Submitted by Bunga Din
October 19, 2007, 10 Comments

A recent story from the Khaleej Times tells us that the Supreme Court in India has stepped up efforts to eliminate the practice of manual extraction and disposal of "night soil" by people of India's lowest caste. India's Sulabh International (yes, the very organization Dave visited in August)...

The garbage man who got it backwards
Submitted by daphne
October 10, 2007, 41 Comments

WIS News reporter Jack Kuenzie said the offending turd was "out there for days, lurking near a utility shed." Jacob John is the first person I've ever seen in a news report who got dressed up to be interviewed about someone pooping on his lawn. This handsome young man sat calmly in a grey suit and...

Longer stall partitions: the Minneapolis
Submitted by daphne
October 2, 2007, 18 Comments

It was an incident that has most certainly left Gregory Hines and Fred Astaire fidgeting in their graves. It involved a homophobic senator, an international airport, and an undercover cop. It has become the most infamous case of mislead footsies this decade and one of the most infamous bathroom...

Politicians in the toilet: this time, fo
Submitted by Dave
September 19, 2007, 9 Comments

The UN has declared 2008 to be the International Year of Sanitation. Their intention is to jumpstart lagging efforts to meet the Millennium Development Goals for hygiene, household sanitation, and wastewater -- goals that include reducing by half the 2.6 billion people who don't have access to...

Intelligent bathroom design: the Univers
Submitted by Dave
September 11, 2007, 20 Comments

To many of us, handicapped stalls are the most glorious achievement in restroom architecture: an area more spacious than most New York City apartments, hand bars for when you really need to bear down, and a mild taboo against use by able-bodied people that keeps it cleaner and more private than...

OK, fine, let's talk about Larry Cr
Submitted by Logjam
September 4, 2007, 27 Comments

During the past week, the entire nation has been involved in judging the credibility of Senator Larry Craig's explanation for his behavior this past June (login: poopreport / pw: poopreport) in a restroom stall at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. The arresting policeman, Sgt. Karsnia...

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