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  • ‘Passed gas’ forces passengers from plane at RDU, spokesperson says

    07/16/2017 10:18:27 PM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 72 replies
    CBS North Carolina ^ | July 16, 2017, 5:44 pm | CBS North Carolina
    RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A person who “passed gas” on an American Airlines plane on Sunday afternoon forced all passengers off the jet, officials said. The incident happened when passengers on the flight became ill with nausea and headaches, according to a spokesperson with Raleigh-Durham International Airport. The flight, which was not identified by RDU officials, landed at the airport around 4 p.m. when the incident was reported.
  • Bizarre moment Canadian politicians start arguing over the use of the word 'fart'

    11/20/2016 6:36:30 AM PST · by DFG · 35 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 11/19/2016 | Daily Mail Reporter
    It's certainly nothing to sniff at! A heated row has blown up in the Canadian parliament - over the use of the word 'fart'. It happened after Conservative MP Michelle Rempel accused the government of treating the province of 'Alberta like a fart in the room' over employment. But shocked Green Party leader Elizabeth May did not like the use of the word and asked for it be revoked.
  • Martin Luther to be canonized

    10/30/2016 7:43:54 PM PDT · by fishtank · 62 replies
    Eccles and Bosco ^ | Oct. 16, 2016 | Mr. Eccles
    Sunday, 16 October 2016 Martin Luther to be canonized As part of the celebrations of the Reformation, and to mark his excellent relations with the Lutherans - "After all, they're far more Catholic than the German cardinals Kasper, Marx, and their cronies" - Pope Francis has agreed to canonize Martin Luther himself.
  • Climate fight targeting cows may reshape California dairies

    09/29/2016 5:09:52 PM PDT · by ssaftler · 62 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | September 29, 2016 | Kurtis Alexander
    Legislation signed this month by Gov. Jerry Brown requires California’s dairy industry to answer for its contribution to global warming by making a 40 percent cut in methane emissions in coming years. The gas, which heats the atmosphere 20 times faster than carbon dioxide, comes from the butts and burps of bovines. One U.N. report blames livestock, which has largely escaped climate regulation, for 14.5 percent of the planet’s heat-trapping gases, as much as planes, trains and automobiles combined.
  • Sanders delegates to hold ‘fart-in’ protest at convention

    07/12/2016 4:47:00 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 64 replies
    Bernie Sanders endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Tuesday isn’t stopping his supporters plans to hold a “fart-in” at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) later this month.
  • Swedish soccer player gets red card for farting during game

    06/23/2016 8:24:42 AM PDT · by hoagy62 · 41 replies
    Yahoo News/FC Yahoo ^ | 6/22/16 | Leander Schaerlaeckens
    The fart heard 'round the world is an underdog story. It's the tale of a humble fart, unloosed on the world in a moment of innocence in the anonymity of a game between Swedish soccer clubs nobody had ever heard of. Its maker is Adam Lindin Ljungkvist, a left back for Järna SK's reserve team. They were playing Pershagen SK. He already had a yellow card. He also had "a bad stomach," per the Guardian. So, as he told Länstidningen Södertälje, which we're going to guess is either a newspaper or a cheap, self-assembled coffee table, "I simply let go."...
  • Fight over fart leads to blows at Sloppy Joe’s

    06/13/2016 8:59:14 PM PDT · by PROCON · 78 replies ^ | June 12, 2016 | GWEN FILOSA
    In this bar fight at one of Key West's most famous watering holes, it wasn't a spilled drink or sleazy advance on someone's wife that led to blows. According to the police report, a fight broke out between two couples this week when someone, who Friday remained unidentified, allegedly broke wind inside Sloppy Joe's, 201 Duval St."The argument was due to someone farting," police were told by a man who went to the hospital for a dislocated shoulder after the scrap. Richard McBride, 53, and his girlfriend Sandra Stoner, 55, both of Naples, said they were caught up in a...
  • Intestinal gas could be used to diagnose diseases

    03/12/2015 10:26:02 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 23 replies ^ | 03-12-2015 | Staff & Provided by Cell Press
    Schematic of a real-time in vitro fecal fermentation gas-sensing system. Credit: Nam Ha Microbes in the human body are estimated to outnumber human cells by 10 to 1, yet research on how they affect health is still in its infancy. A perspective article published by Cell Press on March 12th in Trends in Biotechnology presents evidence that gut microbes produce gases that may contribute to gastrointestinal diseases and could be used as biomarkers for one's state of health. As means to measure these potential biomarkers, the authors suggest two novel gas-sensing systems, one of which is an electronic gas sensor...
  • British Man Builds Giant Fart Machine, Aims It At France

    07/24/2014 12:55:15 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7-24-14 | Andre Walker
    An inventor from Stamford in Lincolnshire has embarked on a project to build the world's biggest fart machine - and then aim it straight at France. Colin Furze plans to place the machine on top of the white cliffs of Dover so that the French can hear it 21 miles away.
  • Michelle Obama Says Soldier Was Caught In A ‘Fire Fart’ [Video]

    07/16/2014 6:39:32 PM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/16/14 | Patrick Howley
    First Lady Michelle Obama told a harrowing story Wednesday of a soldier caught in a “fire fart” during his wartime experience. “There’s this soldier that we met just a month ago,” Obama told the crowd at a Los Angeles event addressing the plight of homeless veterans, “who was caught in a fire fart–fight in Afghanistan.” The soldier returned home to find a bleak environment for veterans of war, according to Michelle’s prepared remarks at the event, which also featured a presentation from Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti.
  • Passing gas 101: What your flatulence patterns mean for your health

    04/01/2014 10:52:40 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 95 replies ^ | April 01, 2014 | By Loren Grush
    Passing gas: Everybody does it – and no one wants to admit it. This embarrassing habit may seem foul, but breaking wind is simply an unavoidable byproduct of our daily digestion. In fact, the average individual can pass gas anywhere from 13 to 21 times a day. But your gaseous patterns can actually speak volumes about your health, especially in regards to your eating habits, and they may even serve as an indication of larger digestive health issues. “People who produce excessive amounts of gas and particularly foul smelling gas – if you’re eating a super high fiber diet, that...
  • Lago Vista charged with misdemeanor for kicking, flatulating in co-workers face

    02/13/2014 12:13:12 PM PST · by Arrowhead1952 · 12 replies
    KLJB Radio ^ | 2/13/2014 | Carol Nelson
    Lago Vista [PD detective] charged with misdemeanor for kicking, flatulating in co-workers face Carol Nelson 2/13/2014 A Lago Vista Police Detective is in trouble after assaulting one of his co-workers while at work. An affidavit says 45 year old Detective Lawrence M. Jonap hit a co-worker in the back December 10th with such force the co-worker fell forward, then later had to seek treatment because of pain. The next day, Detective is accused of approaching the victim at his desk, hitting him in the head, shaking his chair and asking 'how's your back'? Jonap then proceeded to flatulate in the...
  • Flatulent cows start fire at German dairy farm - police

    01/27/2014 4:05:32 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 27 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 1/27/14
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Methane gas from 90 flatulent cows exploded in a German farm shed on Monday, damaging the roof and injuring one of the animals, police said. High levels of the gas .. the central German town of Rasdorf, .. "a static electric charge caused the gas to explode with flashes of flames,".. ...
  • Prank backfires at Baptist camp

    08/09/2013 5:32:33 PM PDT · by wonkowasright · 19 replies
    Associated Baptist Press News ^ | July 30, 2013 | Bob Allen
    Five people were taken to a hospital and multiple medical units were dispatched to a Maryland Baptist campground in a hazardous materials incident that resulted from a prank. The July 23 incident at Camp Wo-Me-To near Jarrettsville, Md., began with a call at 10:10 p.m. to the Harford County Department of Emergency Services reporting that a 16-year-old had suffered “an apparent allergic reaction” to an odor in one of the camp cabins and that others experienced “burning eyes and respiratory problems.” The county Hazmat team was dispatched to the scene and found more than a dozen people had been affected...
  • Teen Bible Campers Hospitalized After Mixing Fart Spray and Deer Repellent in Prank

    07/26/2013 11:18:51 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 75 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | 07/26/2013 | Leonardo Blair
    A potent mixture of fart spray and deer repellent intended to be a prank turned serious Wednesday when more than a dozen campers from the Christian run Camp Wo-Me-To in Jarrettsville, Md., had to be decontaminated while six were hospitalized due to physical reactions. According to the Fallston Patch the Harford County Hazardous Materials team was called to the camp at around 10 p.m. Wednesday after initial reports that a 16-year-old boy needed medical assistance for eye and respiratory irritation.
  • Formal Reprimand Issued To Flatulent Federal Worker

    12/21/2012 4:24:30 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 55 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | December 21, 2012
    DECEMBER 21--A federal employee was formally reprimanded this month for excessive workplace flatulence, a sanction that was delivered to him in a five-page letter that actually included a log of representative dates and times when he was recorded “releasing the awful and unpleasant odor” in his Baltimore office. In a December 10 letter accusing him of “conduct unbecoming a federal officer,” the Social Security Administration employee was informed that his “uncontrollable flatulence” had created an “intolerable” and “hostile” environment for coworkers, several of whom have lodged complaints with supervisors. The worker, a 38-year-old Maryland resident, reportedly submitted evidence that he...
  • Why Indians and Europeans tolerate milk

    09/15/2011 3:26:17 AM PDT · by Cronos · 34 replies · 1+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 15 Sep 2011 | Will Davies
    Indians and Europeans are a tolerant bunch, at least when it comes to milk, and it could all stem back to the same person who lived as long ago as 10,000 years, according to a Cambridge University study. While 68% of the world’s population suffers from lactose intolerance, many in India and Europe – as well as the Middle East and parts of Africa – have a genetic mutation that makes them lactase persistent, allowing them to digest lactose, the sugar in milk.All babies produce the gut enzyme lactase, but production usually shuts down before adulthood. For the intolerant majority,...
  • US Marines Serving In Afghanistan Warned Not To F**t So Audibly (keyboard alert)

    08/24/2011 9:00:54 AM PDT · by AT7Saluki · 30 replies
    Deadspin (from Military Times) ^ | 8/23/11 | Gina Cavallaro
    <p>I know there are many things in the Afghan culture that don’t seem normal to Americans and it’s hard to spend seven months working in someone else’s back yard. Still, the Marines I saw downrange are doing a pretty good job at trying to do the right thing around the Afghans.</p>
  • Oops! Barney Frank 'breaks wind' on national TV

    08/11/2011 5:40:10 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 62 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | August 11, 2011 | Joe Kovacs
    <p>Move over flat tax, it's apparently time for a flatulence tax.</p> <p>We're now living in the age of hope and change your diaper.</p> <p>Just ask U.S. Rep. Barney Frank of Massachusetts, who is bringing new meaning to the term "political windbag" after possibly floating an air biscuit live on MSNBC Monday night.</p>
  • Honda!

    07/24/2011 12:01:03 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 41 replies
    This guy goes to the doctor and says to him, "Doctor, I don't know what's wrong with me but every time I fart it sounds like the word 'Honda'." "That's interesting. Never heard of anything like that before. Do you think you could fart for me?" says the doctor. The guy says, "Sure." He farts and sure enough the doctor hears, "Honda." After several attempts to figure out what's wrong with this guy the doctor runs out of ideas. He sends him to all sorts of stomach specialists and none of them can figure out why this guy's farts say,...