Please, Stop Shitting in the Pool

Photo: Getty Images Oh America, is there anything we love to do more than dip our…

Ocean Bacteria Colonize Your Skin After Just 10 Minutes of Swimming

Photo: AP If sharks and sunburns don’t scare you at the beach, perhaps this will: According…

Meet the Guy Who Spends Months in the Antarctic Collecting Penguin Poop

Extreme Field WorkA series about how science gets done in Earth’s weirdest, wildest environments, from the…

Why Does Coffee Make Us Poop? Scientists Gave Coffee to Rats to Find Out

Illustration: Jim Cooke, Photo: Shutterstock A good chunk of regular coffee drinkers know that coffee isn’t…

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

Photo: Steve Jennings (Getty) The founder of uBiome, an embattled startup claiming to employ “machine learning,…

Why Australians Are Tweeting About the Prime Minister Shitting His Pants at McDonald’s

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison campaigning in Nowra, Australia on May 17, 2019, the day before…