Flatus — known in non-medical circles as a fart — is a topic that has fascinated, amused, and repulsed humanity for thousands of years. Even a cursory glance at the internet shows that this basic truth is at no risk of changing anytime soon. As we perhaps loosen our belts this post-Thanksgiving-feast Black Friday, we wish all of you Happy Digesting.
Did a Loud Fart Give a Suspect’s Location Away to Police?
Sometimes the truth is smellier than fiction.
Could a Blue Whale’s Fart Contain a Horse?
This story, like the feeding behavior of the animal in question, is a deep dive.
Did a Man Die in a Meth Lab Explosion After Lighting His Farts on Fire?
These are not the 'blue angels' of naval aviation fame.
Farting Burns 67 Calories?
Contrary to Internet search engine wisdom, farting does not burn 67 calories and is not a practical weight loss mechanism.
Is ‘Fart Rape’ an Authentic Feminist Concept?
A blog post on a relatively obscure, anti-feminist website provoked widespread outrage and ridicule years after it first emerged.
Did a Man Die After ‘Holding in Farts’ at His Girlfriend’s House?
A satirical web site republished in English a fake story that had appeared in both Spanish and Portuguese.