We have written previously about a special type of fart, one which features a ‘tail’ – an extra accent sound at the end of the primary sound. Our feeling is that this particular arrangement (hereinafter a ‘tailed fart’) evokes a more humorous response than a standard, single-sound fart. While others have attempted to explore the…
The Danger Zone
Question: What is a safe distance from which to smell farts? Short answer: 3 inches.
Question: What fraction of fart smell reaches the human nose? Short answer: Less than 1%.
Anatomy of a Shart
Question: What do sharts sound like? Short answer: A muted trombone
Two Tone Malone
Benengeli: I would like to thank the members of the ICEF for bestowing upon me the honour of introducing our newest member: TwoTone Malone. TwoTone – welcome to the Invisible College of Experimental Flatology! TwoTone: Thanks B – it’s great to be here. I’m thrilled to have a chance to make a contribution to this…
Interview with DickPound
April 7, 2022 marked the one-year anniversary of the smelliest fart ever recorded. According to our best estimate, the fart reached an astonishing 890 ppm of VOCs, nearly double the dose of hydrogen sulfide that would be considered lethal to humans. To mark the occasion, we conducted a brief interview with DickPound1, a member of…
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…
Colorless Green Farts
Question: What color are farts? Short answer: Green.
First we tried stacking farts to create new farts. Now we’ve tried sequencing them to achieve a similar effect. The result? Mission accomplished.
The Fartiest Fart
Question: What is the opposite of a fart? Short answer: A car alarm.