Question: How often do random noises sound like farts? Short answer: 5.5% of the time.
On Floating Bodies
Question: What happens to your weight when you fart? Short answer: It increases.
Question: How often do people produce multiple farts in quick succession? Short answer: 15.7% of the time
A Spherical Fart
Question: What is the maximum speed of a fart? Short answer: 0.22 MPH.
The Winds of Change
Here at the ICEF we’re always interested in asking new questions, experimenting with new techniques & technologies, and exploring new avenues of inquiry as we expand our ever-evolving understanding of farts. For example, we have extracted an enormous amount of value out of the Atmotube Plus from Atmotech Inc. In addition to measuring VOCs, the…
The Speed of Farts, Redux
Question: What causes fart plumes? Short answer: Hydrogen
The Rake Gag is a scene from the television program The Simpsons, in which one of the main characters steps on a rake. The rake then flips up in such a way that the handle hits him in the face. This is a classic comedy gag, but in this case the writers had the same…
Light Years to Go
In previous posts, we have observed that farts have the qualities of both speech and music. Although we believe it is theoretically possible to communicate with farts, the physiological challenges are daunting, and we have made little progress in this area. Thus it was with some surprise that one of the members of our college…
Farts after Dark
Question: Do people fart in their sleep? Short answer: Yes.
The Sum of All Farts
Question: How big is the flatosphere if animal farts are included? Short answer: 2.8 mm.