Question: Do people’s farts accumulate in the air? Short answer: Yes. Long answer: The fact that the average person farts about 705 ml worth of gas per day (Tomlin, Lowis, and Read, Gut, 1991) raises an obvious question: Where do all these farts go? This question is related to other concerns about the effects of…
Benengeli: Greetings. I understand you may be interested in funding some aspects of our research. Tell me more. The Investor: I’m very impressed with what your College has accomplished this past year. Your understanding of farts is extensive, compelling, and without equal. I would love to contribute to the continuation of the research as well…
Question: Are women’s farts smellier than men’s? Short answer: No.
Question: What do really funny farts sound like? Short answer: Music. Long answer: The connection between fart sounds and music was noted by Saint Augustine, who wrote: “A number of people produce at will such musical sounds from their behind (without any stink) that they seem to be singing from the region.” (City of God,…
Question: Did Winston Churchill fart during an interview on February 2, 1950? Short answer: Probably.
Question: How smelly are burps? Short answer: Not very smelly.
Question: Which language sounds the most like farts? Short answer: Norwegian.
Question: Is it safe to ignite farts? Short answer: Usually.
In the past we have discussed techniques for concealing farts in public. It now feels appropriate to reveal that some members of the college have been running an informal set of experiments with the exact opposite goal: to maximize attention paid to farts, by strangers, in public.
Question: Does farting make you cooler? Short answer: Yes.