Interesting perspective, you may think to yourself, if you read this noted psychiatrist‘s review of a book about the science related to excrement: The book: From Food to Fertilizer, the Role of Excrement in the Life Cycle, Charles C. Dahlberg, Young Scott Books, Reading, Massachusetts, 1973. The review: “Not So Execrable,” Richard A. Gardner, Contemporary Psychoanalysis […]
Osbaldiston was a master at analyzing British bird droppings, as is evident in this study: “Water and electrolyte balance studies of birds showing ‘wet droppings’“, G.W. Osbaldiston, British Veterinary Journal, vol. 125, no. 12, December 1969, pp. 653-63.
“‘Poop As You Go’ Biogas Bike To Go On 600 Mile Tour Of Japan” reads the headline on Treehugger’s report about exactly that. Treehugger gives details: Japan’s biggest toilet maker, TOTO, takes the toilet on the road with its launch of the Toilet Bike Neo, a bike that’s powered entirely by human waste. The bike runs […]
Hearing about unexpected things, people used to say, “How do they think up these things? There must be something in the water….” The Digital Trends web site, among others (see video, below), reports that a scientist has devised a way to make meat, of a sort, from feces: Mitsuyuki Ikeda, a researcher from the Okayama […]
This is part 4 in our Curing Shyness in Dogs series. Investigator Bill Maloney, whose findings comprised most of parts 1, 2, and 3 (concentrating mainly on gunfire, thunder, and a man wearing striped gloves, respectively), explains: “Seems also that dogs can train humans not to be shy about certain things.” He says this in […]