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(Discover)   Here's something to consider: Do farts carry germs? The answer depends on if you're wearing pants at the time   (blogs.discovermagazine.com) divider line 41
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2014-08-27 11:08:59 AM  
"Overnight, the second Petri dish sprouted visible lumps of two types of bacteria..."

I believe the technical term for that is "Fart Blossom".
 
2014-08-27 11:47:02 AM  
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2014-08-27 12:09:15 PM  
Technically is is rocket science.
 
2014-08-27 12:50:16 PM  
All questions have officially been answered, we may now turn off the Internet.
 
2014-08-27 01:12:27 PM  

Ennuipoet: All questions have officially been answered, we may now turn off the Internet.


This.

Any article that can, with a straight face, end like this:

"Our final conclusion? Don't fart naked near food. All right, it's not rocket science. But then again, maybe it is? "

is the end of the line.
 
2014-08-27 01:14:30 PM  
Don't fart naked near food.

Now
you tell me...
 
2014-08-27 01:17:12 PM  

xaks: Ennuipoet: All questions have officially been answered, we may now turn off the Internet.

This.

Any article that can, with a straight face, end like this:

"Our final conclusion? Don't fart naked near food. All right, it's not rocket science. But then again, maybe it is? "

is the end of the line.


I think there are still planty of important questions to be asked:
Can farts in confined spaces spread the Ebola virus?
Can farts caused by vaccines cause second-hand autism?
 
2014-08-27 01:22:39 PM  
I've often wondered how life would be different if farts were visible. Like, florescent green clouds.

Can you imagine the dance moves performed in the typical office every day?
 
2014-08-27 01:27:59 PM  

maxheck: I've often wondered how life would be different if farts were visible. Like, florescent green clouds.

Can you imagine the dance moves performed in the typical office every day?


I fully support the research necessary to make this happen. Also, make a powder like the one you used to chew in elementary school to show where you needed to brush better, but make it so it shows everyone who hasn't washed their hands lately, regardless of the bathroom use.
 
2014-08-27 01:29:47 PM  
Does anyone else think that the IR fart video is fake? The second blast is too long, too directional, and the temperature differential (based on the darkness of the cloud when viewed in IR) is too significant. The darkness of the cloud indicates a much lower temperature, and a fart would be at or near body temperature.
 
2014-08-27 01:30:32 PM  
It's tough to fart in my office chair without looking like someone trying to fart in an office chair.
 
2014-08-27 01:30:35 PM  
But what if you have ebola?
 
2014-08-27 01:30:40 PM  
My farts vaccinate people against other people's farts.
 
2014-08-27 01:52:17 PM  

Cybernetic: Does anyone else think that the IR fart video is fake? The second blast is too long, too directional, and the temperature differential (based on the darkness of the cloud when viewed in IR) is too significant. The darkness of the cloud indicates a much lower temperature, and a fart would be at or near body temperature.


Yeah, it's pretty clearly fake and probably an air duster. Which then taints the veracity of the rest of the article.
 
2014-08-27 02:00:23 PM  
xaks:

maxheck: I've often wondered how life would be different if farts were visible. Like, florescent green clouds.

Can you imagine the dance moves performed in the typical office every day?

I fully support the research necessary to make this happen. Also, make a powder like the one you used to chew in elementary school to show where you needed to brush better, but make it so it shows everyone who hasn't washed their hands lately, regardless of the bathroom use.


There was a great short story called "Stink Lines" I read in a short story anthology that sadly is out of print... It described what happened when a nanobot "utility cloud" got out of hand. The world got a lot more cartoonish.
 
2014-08-27 02:05:24 PM  
"splatter ring"

(wipes monitor)
 
2014-08-27 02:16:14 PM  

maxheck: I've often wondered how life would be different if farts were visible. Like, florescent green clouds.

Can you imagine the dance moves performed in the typical office every day?


My office would like a Family Circus comic where Billy wandered the neighborhood.

/ I'm Billy
// I cropdust this place daily
/// more like hourly
 
2014-08-27 02:23:34 PM  
Rip_Rufus: My office would be like a Family Circus comic where Billy wandered the neighborhood.

FTFM
 
2014-08-27 02:23:56 PM  
Yes. They do.

www.dvdizzy.com
 
2014-08-27 02:25:12 PM  
Here's something to consider: Do farts carry germs? The answer depends on if you're wearing pants at the time

Purposeful, Subby?

Ecobuckeye: Which then taints the veracity of the rest of the article.


How about this one?

/Why, yes, I do have the mind of a 10-year old.  Why do you ask?
 
2014-08-27 02:42:32 PM  
Not to worry, my leopard print thong would filter the germs.
 
2014-08-27 03:21:55 PM  

maxheck: I've often wondered how life would be different if farts were visible. Like, florescent green clouds.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82hvPp7JiRQ
 
2014-08-27 03:29:06 PM  

Cybernetic: Does anyone else think that the IR fart video is fake? The second blast is too long, too directional, and the temperature differential (based on the darkness of the cloud when viewed in IR) is too significant. The darkness of the cloud indicates a much lower temperature, and a fart would be at or near body temperature.


It's from a late night show but i can't remember which one.  Letterman?  man show?  Kimmel?  Whatever, it's fake.
 
2014-08-27 04:05:00 PM  
i also say the video is fake.it looks like bus exhaust. if it was warm air it would rise also the guys arms would be of the same temperature (color). also shy is the camera pointed in that direction?
i know that they use ir to check for someone that is too hot as in sick but that is a little low.
 
2014-08-27 04:20:06 PM  
Ya jes don wanna breethe in the molecubes...
 
2014-08-27 05:15:08 PM  

Cybernetic: Does anyone else think that the IR fart video is fake? The second blast is too long, too directional, and the temperature differential (based on the darkness of the cloud when viewed in IR) is too significant. The darkness of the cloud indicates a much lower temperature, and a fart would be at or near body temperature.


I've done longer farts than the second blast. Usually the morning after a night of beans and beer. Sometimes when walking each step lets out a little bit more, and it's a continuous stream. Those make me smile the most. I wish I could see that in IR.

Shame it's fake though, it made me laugh :( A pox on anyone who says farts aren't funny.
 
2014-08-27 07:58:10 PM  
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2014-08-27 08:03:15 PM  
They do if you're doin' it right!
 
2014-08-27 09:13:28 PM  
Does that guy who used to Post cake stories on the internet ever read this stuff and get misty eyed with nostalgia, I wonder? I'll have to see if a google will bring one of those up.....
 
2014-08-27 09:34:46 PM  

maxheck: I've often wondered how life would be different if farts were visible. Like, florescent green clouds.

Can you imagine the dance moves performed in the typical office every day?


Then there needs to be a way to trap them, like Ghostbusters.
 
2014-08-27 10:16:35 PM  
No shiat, Sherlock...
 
2014-08-27 10:35:00 PM  
This is why they wont let me wear a kilt at Golden Corral.
 
2014-08-28 02:53:25 AM  
that video was oddly compelling.  ive never seen such a vivid depiction of fart dispersion.  it's slightly more disgusting than i thought.
 
2014-08-28 08:23:53 AM  

The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves: xaks: Ennuipoet: All questions have officially been answered, we may now turn off the Internet.

This.

Any article that can, with a straight face, end like this:

"Our final conclusion? Don't fart naked near food. All right, it's not rocket science. But then again, maybe it is? "

is the end of the line.

I think there are still planty of important questions to be asked:
Can farts in confined spaces spread the Ebola virus?
Can farts caused by vaccines cause second-hand autism?


This may be the best autism related comment I have ever seen in a thread. You sir deserve more than 1 free internet.

/you also owe me a keyboard
 
2014-08-28 09:17:16 AM  

vudukungfu: Technically is is rocket science.


well it ain't rocket surgery, that's for sure.
 
2014-08-28 12:27:15 PM  

Mad Scientist: Don't fart naked near food.

Now you tell me...


Or as Ween might say, "Don't shiat Where You Eat".
 
2014-08-28 01:50:23 PM  
Farts are caused by gases generated by fermentation in your gut, and the fermentation is the result
of bacterial action....so I guess they do carry germs.  (Eat here and get gas.)
 
2014-08-28 01:51:50 PM  

The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves: xaks: Ennuipoet: All questions have officially been answered, we may now turn off the Internet.

This.

Any article that can, with a straight face, end like this:

"Our final conclusion? Don't fart naked near food. All right, it's not rocket science. But then again, maybe it is? "

is the end of the line.

I think there are still planty of important questions to be asked:
Can farts in confined spaces spread the Ebola virus?
Can farts caused by vaccines cause second-hand autism?


Can people be infected by computer viruses?  (Only in the National Enquirer.)
 
2014-08-28 01:53:41 PM  

Rip_Rufus: maxheck: I've often wondered how life would be different if farts were visible. Like, florescent green clouds.

Can you imagine the dance moves performed in the typical office every day?

My office would like a Family Circus comic where Billy wandered the neighborhood.

/ I'm Billy
// I cropdust this place daily
/// more like hourly


You fart in little black dashes?
 
2014-08-28 02:12:41 PM  

Li'l Robbie: Rip_Rufus: maxheck: I've often wondered how life would be different if farts were visible. Like, florescent green clouds.

Can you imagine the dance moves performed in the typical office every day?

My office would like a Family Circus comic where Billy wandered the neighborhood.

/ I'm Billy
// I cropdust this place daily
/// more like hourly

You fart in little black dashes?


If you ever washed my boxers, you'd know the answer to that.
 
2014-08-28 06:31:07 PM  

rogue49: No shiat, Sherlock...


Well, sometimes there is, but we prefer to call those sharts.
 
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