Question: Do people smell their own farts before others do? Short answer: Usually.
Author: Lou Olinarez
On the Nature of Farts
Question: Are the physical properties of the universe tuned for fart smell? Short answer: Yes.
Question: What fraction of fart smell reaches the human nose? Short answer: Less than 1%.
The Smelliest Fart
Question: What is the smelliest fart ever recorded by a human? Short answer: See below. Long answer: Today marks the one-year anniversary of the smelliest fart ever recorded. It was so powerful that it saturated our air pollution sensor, as seen in the plot below: The sensor has a maximum reading of 60 ppm of…
On Floating Bodies
Question: What happens to your weight when you fart? Short answer: It increases.
A Spherical Fart
Question: What is the maximum speed of a fart? Short answer: 0.22 MPH.
The Sum of All Farts
Question: How big is the flatosphere if animal farts are included? Short answer: 2.8 mm.
The First Law of Flatothermodynamics
Question: Are hotter farts smellier? Short answer: Yes.
Question: Is it possible to conceal one’s farts by walking? Short answer: No.
Question: Do people’s farts accumulate in the air? Short answer: Yes.