King Charles II used to wear a wig made of his favorite mistress’ pubic hair.
Last year we found 1,458 new species of bacteria living in the bellybutton, everyone’s bellybutton ecology is unique like a fingerprint, and one volunteer’s belly button harbored bacteria that had previously been found only in soil from Japan, where he had never been.
There is a company, named Maximum Performance, that creates fake poop for testing new toilet designs.
Scientists at the University of Bergen in Norway believed that they could improve the rate that leeches suck blood by dipping them in beer beforehand. They had also brought garlic and sour cream. Researchers then proceeded to dip some of the leeches in Guinness. Then each researcher placed a different leech on his or her own arm. However, the drunken leeches did not see improved suckage. In fact, they couldn’t even maintain their grip, but simply swayed their bodies back and forth. Bizarrely, it was the sour cream leeches that showed increased sucking abilities — but only after they’d been removed from the arm. The garlic leeches just keeled over and died.
While filming a scene for Chinatown, Roman Polanski wouldn’t allow a bathroom break for Faye Dunaway. In protest, she pissed in a coffee cup and threw the urine in his face.
The Wemale people have an origin myth about a girl who poops out valuable objects such as coral, knives and gongs.
A man with a chronic ear infection cured himself with his own earwax. He was given a number of drugs by doctors, but nothing worked. In desperation he took earwax from his good ear and placed it in his bad. Two days later he was fine.
If vampire bats goes 2 days without drinking blood they can die, however, well fed female bats are generous and will puke up blood and share it with other bats which is nice of them.
The chlorine “smell” in pools is due to the chemical’s reaction with impurities…like poop….
Whale’s vomit is worth $5,000+ per pound.