We Asked an Expert How Long You Can Safely Hold in a Fart
Turns out you can uh… breathe out a fart if you hold it in for too long.
The yes man
I Tried a Colonic to Perfect My Poop Routine
The Yes Man, on a quest to attain poo-phoria.
Asking for a friend
How Bad Is it to Eat Really Fast?
Easy, killer. The burger isn't going anywhere.
holy shit that's a lot of shit
Constipated Man Has 28 Pounds of Feces Surgically Removed
Doctors said he looked 9 months pregnant.
Cow Uterus Sandwiches: The Next Big Thing in Copenhagen?
Dishes at Restaurant Bror include fried bull’s penis, fish’s heads, and breaded testicles. The latest kitchen experiment on Instagram? Cow’s uterus.
Lars Hinnerskov Eriksen
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Jumping Rope with Cat Intestines Is Part of Learning, Says High School
The intestinal fun time was all part of a lesson plan, the school district says, but PETA is not amused.
Parasites by Post: The Online Black Market for Therapeutic Worms
Some swear by Helminthic therapy, infesting themselves with parasitic worms to treat autoimmune and inflammatory conditions—except the treatment is far from doctor approved.
The American South Is Still Eating White Dirt
Geophagy, the technical term for deliberately eating earth, soil, or clay, sounds like a terrible idea. Yet in many parts of the world, this is not considered strange or rare, but a culinary past time.
Recreating a Home for Gut Parasites Is Really Hard
Single-cell organisms like Giardia attach to the small intestines to take nutrients, but how they do so is still something of a mystery.
Katherine Ellen Foley
A Proper Maasai Wedding Starts with a Cup of Fresh Cow's Blood
On the morning of my friend's wedding in Nairobi, I watched as Maasai tribesmen wrestled a steer to the ground and slit its throat. It would become the centerpiece of the wedding feast, but not before we drank its blood.
The Stardust & Moonbeams Issue