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  • Foul play: Woman tries to ‘poison husband’ with feces IV drip

    02/01/2014 5:05:37 AM PST · by Libloather · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/01/14 | Ian Horswill
    A woman has been charged with attempting to murder her husband by putting feces into his IV drip as he recovered from surgery. <>Rosemary Vogel’s husband, 66, was in a critical condition after heart surgery when she allegedly injected the feces into his IV line at Chandler Regional Medical Centre in Phoenix, Arizona. Police told KTVK-TV that hospital staff were alerted when a warning alarm went off and allegedly saw Vogel, 65, fiddling with her husband’s IV.
  • Tx State Rep Donna Howard vs Tx DPS Steven McGraw: Debate on Confiscation

    07/21/2013 5:06:34 PM PDT · by topher · 3 replies
    Houston Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News | July 21, 2013 | Vanity but sourced
    Some of the threads to read about this [from Houston Chronicle]: DPS director provides more details on confiscations PDF of Letter of Texas State Rep Donna Howard and response by Texas Department of Public Safety [also from the Houston Chronicle]: PDF of DPS McCraw Response to Rep Donna Howard San Antonio Express-News article relating to this: DPS search and seize potential projectiles at Senate Basically, Texas state Representative Donna Howard is upset about jars of feces, jar(s) of urine, tampons and other feminine hygene products as well as a couple of bricks seized The DPS Director claimed that the people...
  • Obama Loses It

    10/25/2012 2:04:29 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 79 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/10/12 | Gil Ronen
    They call him Cool Barry and No Drama Obama, but President Barack Obama appears to be losing his nerve in the final fortnight of the race for his second term. Obama is quoted in an interview for Rolling Stone using the expression "bull****ter" regarding his opponent, Mitt Romney. In the interview, presidential historian Douglas Brinkley recorded a conversation between Obama and Eric Bates, the executive editor of Rolling Stone. Bates told Obama that he had asked his six-year-old daughter if she had a message for the president, and she said: "Tell him: you can do it." Obama then replied with...
  • 'Poop Transplants' May Combat Bacterial Infections

    10/20/2012 6:36:10 PM PDT · by Uncle Slayton · 59 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/20/12 | Karen Rowan
    "Poop transplants" are an effective way to treat people with one type of intestinal bacteria infection, a new study shows. Researchers transplanted fecal matter from healthy people into the colons of people infected with the notoriously hard-to-treat Clostridium difficile bacteria, which causes severe, watery diarrhea. The researchers found that 46 out of 49 patients got better within a week of the treatment.
  • Chain of cat feces can harm humans, sea otters

    02/20/2012 8:49:44 PM PST · by moviefan8 · 24 replies
    CNN ^ | February 19, 2012
    ause disease in sea otters and humans alike. A young cat can shed up to 100 million oocysts - little egg-like structures - in its feces. All it takes is one oocyst to cause an infection of Toxoplasma gondii. Largely, the parasite is asymptomatic in humans, but it can sometimes cause problems for infants born to infected mothers - including hearing loss, mental disability and blindness. People with compromised immune systems, especially those who have HIV/AIDS, may also develop serious complications.
  • Girls Ordered to Pick Up Poo for Serving Feces Cake

    12/22/2011 7:58:24 PM PST · by EveningStar · 25 replies
    NBC 10 Philadelphia ^ | December 22, 2011 | Elyse Madison
    While most teenagers spend their spare time hanging out with friends and playing sports, three former Avon Grove high school students will spend their time picking up dog droppings and scrubbing toilets, urinals and bed pans at local senior centers and nursing homes.
  • Trio Of Mean Girls Admits Icing High School Classmate’s Birthday Cake With Human Feces

    12/22/2011 11:03:13 AM PST · by EveningStar · 71 replies
    The Smoking Gun ^ | December 22, 2011
    A trio of Pennsylvania teenagers pleaded guilty this week to “icing” a birthday cake they gave to a high school classmate with human feces.
  • How Gross!… HAZMAT Called in to Remove 200 POUNDS OF FECES Near #Occupy Santa Cruz Squatters Camp

    11/20/2011 9:16:35 PM PST · by Just4Him · 39 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/20/20111 | Jim Hoft
    How Freaking Gross— The Occupy Santa Cruz squatters are not only suffering from a ringworm and scabies problem… Hazmat officials were called in to remove 200 pounds of feces from a lot near the #Occupy Santa Cruz squatter camp. On November 15 the Occupy Santa Cruz website announced that the members had provided its own portable toilet and handwashing station and soon would be placing more toilets in the park itself (photo by Alex Darocy) There’s a whole lot of squatting going on at Camp Poopstock Santa Cruz. Verum Serum posted on this disturbing report from the Mercury Times: This...
  • Mandatory [NYC] Sex Ed Details May Be Too Racy for Parents [Caution: explicit content]

    10/24/2011 12:17:18 PM PDT · by grundle · 102 replies
    NBC ^ | Oct 24, 2011
    Details about the new sex education curriculum in New York City public schools are out -- and some are concerned the lessons are too racy. The New York Post obtained workbooks that will be used for the new recommended curriculum, which begins in middle schools and high schools around the city next spring. Parents, they say, may be shocked by details of the work. Middle school students will be assigned "risk cards" that rate the safety of different activities, the paper says, from French kissing to oral sex. The workbooks for older students direct them to a website run by...
  • Connecticut Musical Stirs Controversy After Two Men Kiss During Performance

    10/18/2011 4:51:24 PM PDT · by Third Person · 34 replies
    CBS Connecticut ^ | October 17, 2011 | unknown
    A Connecticut high school musical causes a public walkout after two men in the cast kissed during the performance. It happened during the “Zanna Don’t!” musical at Hartford Public High School last Friday. “There are always circumstances (in organizing these programs) under which the values of the student or their family come into play,” said Adam Johnson, principal of the Government and Law Academy at the high school, told CBS Connecticut. He added that many students expressed a desire to skip the show due to the subject matter. “It’s a balancing act of individual values and the expectations of the...
  • "Toilet Bike" Runs on Human Waste AS YOU RIDE

    10/03/2011 7:10:38 PM PDT · by posterchild · 58 replies · 3+ views
    minyanville ^ | Oct 3, 2011 | Justin Rohrlich
    Okay, someone's finally done it. Question is, what took so long? Never dreamed poop could get you blazing down the asphalt? Well, now it all comes true as Japan's biggest toilet maker, TOTO, takes the toilet on the road with its launch of the Toilet Bike Neo, a bike that's powered entirely by human waste. The bike runs on biogas converted from feces that is harvested directly from the driver -- who sits on the bike's toilet-styled seat.
  • Manure Spill Over Mile Long Closes Md. Road

    09/20/2011 12:01:18 AM PDT · by BerryDingle · 33 replies
    AP/ NBC Washington ^ | Sept 19, 2011 | NBC Washington
    Investigators said they are still searching for the source of the manure.
  • Archie Comics Announces Gay Character Will Marry -- Will Anyone Object?

    09/15/2011 10:18:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/15/2011 | Greg Norman
    Archie is going from comic to culture warrior again, as the Archie Comics universe fields praise and scorn over a gay wedding. After a pair of straight weddings -- both strangely involving Archie, though in his dreams -- drew national attention, the publisher behind the popular stories has confirmed that it’s making room for someone else to walk down the aisle: Kevin Keller, the series’ first openly-gay character. “Kevin followed in his father's footsteps and is returning to Riverdale as a war hero, but that's not all – It’s Kevin’s wedding day!” reads a news release from Archie Comic Publications,...
  • Boulder Police search for porta potty 'Peeping Tom'

    BOULDER, Colo. -- Boulder Police are looking for a man who was seen hiding inside a portable toilet during last Friday’s Hanuman Yoga Festival at Boulder High School. “A female patron of the festival walked into a portable toilet and told police she noticed that something was moving inside the tank when she lifted the lid,” said police spokeswoman Kim Kobel. Believing there was a person inside, the female left the portable toilet and asked a man who was standing nearby to go in and check. “The man told police that when he entered the toilet, he did see someone...
  • Morbidly Obese Man Dies After Two Years in the Same Chair

    03/30/2011 8:18:52 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 88 replies
    abcnews ^ | 3-2011
    Morbidly Obese Man Dies After Two Years in the Same Chair Ohio Man Reported Stuck to Chair With His Own Waste; Later Died at Hospital A morbidly obese man has died after being stuck in a chair at home that he had been unable to leave for two years, ABC affiliate WRTF reported and ABC News has confirmed. Watch: Tilikum's Big Comeback at Sea World The Bellaire, Ohio man, who has not been publicly identified, was a patient at Wheeling Hospital in West Virginia, ABC Affiliate WTRF reported. On Sunday, the 43-year-old man's two roommates discovered him unconscious. They called...
  • Fountain Street Christian Church defaced with feces, eggs

    09/09/2010 1:26:06 PM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 39 replies
    mlive.com/news/grand-rapids ^ | Tuesday, August 03, 2010, 6:03 AM | Heidi Fenton | The Grand Rapids Press Heidi Fenton | The Grand Rapids Press
    GRAND RAPIDS -- Leaders at Fountain Street Church were at a loss for words Sunday after custodial staff arrived to find piles of feces outside each of the building's doors, accompanied by conservative Christian booklets and fliers.
  • Will bacteria count beach Barack Obama? (Fecal bacteria found at Martha's Vineyard water)

    08/20/2010 6:50:30 AM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 55 replies
    bostonherald ^ | Friday, August 20, 2010 | Gayle Fee and Laura Raposa
    Welcome to Martha’s Vineyard, Mr. President - but don’t go in the water! President Obama, who took a plunge in the Gulf last week to show Americans it was safe to swim the oil spill-plagued area, arrived on this supposedly pristine island yesterday in the midst of a rash of bacteria-induced beach closings. Portions of Tisbury Great Pond, the salt-water lagoon fronting the first family’s vacation estate Blue Heron Farm, were closed earlier this week due to high levels of enterococci, an indicator that the water is contaminated with fecal coliform bacteria. Ew. High levels of enterococci can cause skin...
  • Robbers distract victims with feces in Toronto

    05/28/2010 2:12:34 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 21 replies · 556+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 28, 2010
    TORONTO (AP) -- Toronto police say robbers are squirting people with feces at cash machines to distract them before stealing their money. Constable Tony Vella said Friday that the robbers use squeeze bottles to squirt the victims who are making cash withdrawals.
  • Salem woman arrested for allegedly rubbing feces on boyfriend's door handles

    08/30/2009 4:53:34 AM PDT · by RU88 · 27 replies · 998+ views
    Today's Sunbeam ^ | Wednesday August 26, 2009 | Unknown
    CARNEYS POINT TWP. -- A Salem woman was arrested at a motel here recently after police said she allegedly rubbed human feces on her boyfriend's room and car door handles during a domestic dispute, police said. Tamesha F. Telfair, 34, of Yorke Street in the city, was charged with two counts of criminal mischief as a result, along with burglary and simple assault, police said. Police said Telfair was taken into custody at the Friendship Motor Lodge around 12:38 p.m. on Aug. 20. Authorities said her friend allegedly defecated in a bag, which she allegedly used to wipe on the...
  • Arkansas Inmate Nearly Dies After Left in Feces

    06/25/2009 1:41:03 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 13 replies · 686+ views
    Fox News ^ | 2009-06-22
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas prisoner nearly died after guards left him lying naked in his own feces for a weekend, and while investigating the incident corrections officials found that guards received lap dances while on the job, documents obtained by The Associated Press show. The prison system fired Lt. John Glasscock, who supervised guards on duty at the maximum-security Tucker Unit prison. One sergeant was fired, another was demoted and three others received written warnings, according to a report stamped "Sustained (Allegation is True)." The report said Glasscock gave false information to investigators and did substandard work "resulting...
  • Bill Maher is a waste of oxygen; smears our troops yet again

    03/30/2009 8:13:46 PM PDT · by Jay777 · 33 replies · 997+ views
    Stop the ACLU ^ | 30 March 09 | Cassy Fiano
    I don’t know why Bill Maher still has a platform. Well, no, I take that back. I know why he does; it’s because he’s a liberal and he spews liberal [edited] out of his mouth on a regular basis, and the liberals at HBO love it. But he’s sunk to yet another despicable low, slandering our troops. It’s not like it’s the first time — remember when he called our troops “cowards” right after 9-11? Maher replied: “We have been the cowards. Lobbing cruise missiles from two thousand miles away. That’s cowardly. Staying in the airplane when it hits the...
  • This jihad ain't worth--

    02/24/2009 6:38:38 PM PST · by Cindy · 9 replies · 445+ views
    February 24, 2009 This jihad ain't worth-- A man who is accused of waging a urine and faeces-spraying campaign at two supermarkets, a pub and a bookshop caused £700,000 damage, a court heard yesterday. Sahnoun Daifallah, 42, is alleged to have squirted a brown, foul-smelling substance from a spray container at four businesses in Gloucestershire on May 14 and 16 last year. The court heard the man from White City, Gloucester, visited the Air Balloon pub at around 12.45pm on May 14 where police were called after he asked a barmaid Susan Lawson-Bagent how much it would cost to rape...
  • Feces-throwing monkey on the loose in Tampa Bay

    01/14/2009 6:47:32 PM PST · by RDTF · 45 replies · 893+ views
    Breitbart ^ | Jan 14, 2009
    Wildlife officials said a rhesus monkey known to throw feces when mad is on the loose in Tampa Bay. Authorities have been trying to capture the primate since Tuesday afternoon, but it managed to evade a bucket truck and tranquilizer dart. -snip-
  • Feds Investigate Airplane Brawl. Unstable passenger attacks flight attendant [Yuck!!!]

    12/31/2008 9:00:00 AM PST · by Marcusofboston · 19 replies · 1,293+ views
    WOWT.com ^ | Dec 30, 2008 | Mike McKnight
    The FBI is looking into a bizarre and frightening incident aboard a commercial jet heading from Houston to Omaha last Friday involving an unstable passenger. It began with a middle-aged man leaving the plane's lavatory covered in his own feces. "Oh, it was awful. It was worse than that."
  • Don't poo-poo technique: Fecal transplant can cure superbug, doctors say

    12/11/2008 7:00:59 PM PST · by doug from upland · 69 replies · 2,464+ views
    cbc dot ca ^ | 12-2008
    Don't poo-poo technique: Fecal transplant can cure superbug, doctors say More than 90 per cent of C. difficile patients are cured by fecal transplants, studies suggest Last Updated: Tuesday, November 13, 200 7 | 12:17 PM ET CBC News A controversial new treatment, which involves the transplantation of human waste, can treat cases of C. difficile infection. But only a handful of physicians in Canada undertake the messy procedure. Left unchecked, C. difficile bacteria can cause chronic diarrhea, leaving sufferers virtually confined to their bathrooms. (CBC) Clostridium difficile is a superbug that commonly spreads in hospital settings and has been...
  • City: Mom's claim stinks

    05/13/2008 7:52:55 AM PDT · by girlangler · 31 replies · 92+ views
    The Stamford Advocate ^ | 5/8/08 | Alexandra Fenwick
    City: Mom's claim stinks By Alexandra Fenwick Staff Writer NORWALK - A New York woman who took her family to visit the Maritime Aquarium has filed a $100 claim against the city, saying her child's shoes, along with the entire outing, were ruined when her 1-year-old stepped in dog feces early last month outside the Maritime Garage. Norwalk officials will deny the claim, city attorney M. Jeffry Spahr said. "The official response is her claim is denied and poop happens," he said.
  • Truckload of human feces spills on Indiana roadway

    04/18/2008 7:36:30 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 70 replies · 2,513+ views
    AP ^ | 04/17/2008
    CROWN POINT, Indiana (AP) — Indiana 55 has reopened after a truckload of human feces spilled onto the roadway in northwestern Indiana's Crown Point. The driver told police he was hauling treated human feces from a water recycling plant in Portage when the load spilled about 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The Lake County hazardous materials response team came to clean up the mess, along with the Crown Point Fire Department and Indiana State Police. The northbound and southbound lanes of the highway were closed during the cleanup. The Indiana Department of Transportation cited the driver for an unsecured load.
  • Fossilized feces found in Oregon suggest earliest human presence in North America

    04/03/2008 3:34:56 AM PDT · by BGHater · 105 replies · 415+ views
    Seattle Times ^ | 02 Apr 2008 | Sandi Doughton
    Hold the potty humor, please, but archaeologists digging in a dusty cave in Oregon have unearthed fossilized feces that appear to be oldest biological evidence of humans in North America. The ancient poop dates back 14,300 years. If the results hold up, that means the continent was populated more than 1,000 years before the so-called Clovis culture, long believed to be the first Americans. "This adds to a growing body of evidence that the human presence in the Americas predates Clovis," said Michael Waters, an anthropologist at Texas A&M University who was not involved in the project. DNA analysis of...
  • Woman Put Grandson In Dog Crate After He Laced Drinks, Police Say

    01/29/2008 10:33:14 PM PST · by Huntress · 11 replies · 157+ views
    WPXI-Pittsburgh ^ | 1/29/08 | Unattributed
    A Washington County woman is accused of locking her 10-year-old grandson in a feces-filled dog crate for about 90 minutes. Police said 51-year-old Rhonda Lehman, of Washington, put the boy in the crate Saturday because the boy laced the family's drinks with lamp oil and household cleaner called "Bam." Lehman has custody of the boy, who told police he did it because "he was angry because he didn't get to go on a trip" last year, said Washington police Officer James Markley. It is possible the boy had been spiking the drinks for a while, authorities said. Family members became...
  • Fecal art: Artist exhibits slabs of human excrement at London gallery

    12/13/2007 9:38:37 PM PST · by camerakid400 · 35 replies · 165+ views
    CBC ^ | Dec 13 2007 | Raphael G. Satter
    LONDON - An artist is inviting Londoners to come face-to-face with the wretched labour of one of India's lowest castes - by filling an art gallery with 21 big blocks of human excrement. The monoliths are the brainchild of Santiago Sierra, whose previous work includes pumping a former German synagogue full of poisonous car exhaust (visitors wore gas masks) and an attempt to write the word "Submission" in giant, flaming letters near the U.S.-Mexico border. Elena Crippa, curator at the Lisson Gallery where the work is being displayed, said the Spanish-born artist's intention is to confront audiences with the horror...
  • Cure for killer bug - but there's a catch (Not for weak stomachs)

    10/30/2007 9:11:11 PM PDT · by april15Bendovr · 74 replies · 653+ views
    Scotsman ^ | Sun 14 Oct 2007 | KATE FOSTER
    Cure for killer bug - but there's a catch KATE FOSTER IN THE annals of medical history, this could go down as one of the most effective but stomach-churning treatments ever devised. Scientists seeking a cure for a deadly superbug have successfully treated patients using human faeces. Trials in a Scottish hospital have shown patients suffering from the Clostridium difficile bug can be cured using 'donor stool' administered via a tube through the nose into their stomach. Clostridium difficile was last week at the heart of a damning report into cleaning failures at the Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust...
  • More Schools Offer Gay Studies Classes

    09/08/2007 10:44:09 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 77 replies · 1,238+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 9/7/07 | AP
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Before he transferred to San Francisco State University, Emo Loredo knew only a few other openly gay students. So he was pleasantly surprised when he discovered his new college offered not only dozens of classes on gay issues, but an undergraduate minor in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender studies. "One of the things I've learned is that homosexuality was around way back in ancient times," said Loredo, 24, who enrolled this semester in a sociology class called Queer Cultures and Society. "Before, I thought homosexuality was started in the early 1970s." Years after creating a smattering of...
  • BBC Schedules Week of Pro-Gay Programs to Commemorate 1957 Sodomy Legalization

    08/31/2007 7:08:31 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 10 replies · 505+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | August 31, 2007 | Meg Jalsevac
    BBC Schedules Week of Pro-Gay Programs to Commemorate 1957 Sodomy Legalization By Meg Jalsevac BRITAIN, August 31, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In conjunction with the beginning of the LBGT History Month in the UK, the BBC has scheduled a week long roster of pro-homosexual television for its viewers.  The programming was scheduled in the first week of September to also coincide with the 50th anniversary of the release of the Wolfenden Report which legalized homosexuality in Britain in 1957. The week long extravaganza of gay-themed TV has been officially named the 'Hidden Lives Series'.  The programming will range from movies with...
  • Dog Eats $750, Family Digs Through Poop

    07/20/2007 8:32:24 AM PDT · by Lady J USA 1981 · 14 replies · 414+ views
    Fox News ^ | Friday, July 20, 2007 | Associated Press
    Dog Eats $750, Family Digs Through Poop Friday, July 20, 2007 MENOMONIE, Wis. — Debbie Hulleman's dog Pepper has been known to gnaw on lipstick, munch on shampoo bottles and chew on toothpaste. But Pepper got Hulleman into a real mess after gobbling nearly $750."This is probably the worst," Hulleman said Thursday, recalling how she poked through vomit and dog piles left in the yard to recover the cash. Hulleman had asked her mother in Oakdale, Minn., to take care of Pepper and Zach, the family's other dog last month while she and husband went on vacation. Pepper, an 8-year-old...
  • Woman acquitted of illegal poop use

    05/24/2007 8:39:14 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 31 replies · 987+ views
    http://www.rockymountainnews.com/ ^ | May 24, 2007 | Hector Gutierrez
    A former Democratic Party activist who left dog feces on the doorstep of U.S. Rep. Marilyn Musgrave's Greeley office during last year's 4th Congressional District campaign was found not guilty Wednesday of criminal use of a noxious substance. A Weld County jury deliberated about two hours before acquitting Kathleen Ensz of the misdemeanor count. Her trial began Tuesday. Ensz's lawyers never denied that their client left a Musgrave campaign brochure full of feces at the front door of the congresswoman's office. But they argued that Ensz was making a statement protected by free speech - the poop was a symbol...
  • 4 Fish Farm Workers Rescued From Feces

    05/13/2007 9:47:18 AM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 70 replies · 786+ views
    .firstcoastnews.com ^ | May 13,2007 | swampsniper
    Rescuers cut through a filtration tank of dense fish feces to reach four workers who fell into the sludgy dung Friday while cleaning the 18-foot tank at a western Massachusetts farm.
  • Language Changes

    04/26/2007 8:54:03 PM PDT · by Grizzled Bear · 52 replies · 1,281+ views
    Today | Me
    Language changes. This cannot be denied. Due to one person's brave words we have a new change to our lexicon. Sheryl Crow, the 'one square wonder' has single handedly wiped the way clear the future of our communication. For instance; when things are getting shakey at work you should state that if everyone doesn't work together the "Crow's really gonna hit the fan." When someone startles you, tell them you nearly "Crowed your pants." Suppose you are playing poker. Your friend fails to disguise his glee at the hand you dealt to him. While holding your chips closer than your...
  • CBC head quits after defecation, bestiality remarks

    09/20/2006 10:41:18 AM PDT · by Uncledave · 25 replies · 1,533+ views
    Reuters ^ | 9/20/2006
    CBC head quits after defecation, bestiality remarks Wed Sep 20, 8:25 AM ET OTTAWA (Reuters) - The chairman of the publicly funded Canadian Broadcasting Corp. has resigned after remarks about bestiality and ruminations about defecation, Canadian Heritage Minister Bev Oda said on Tuesday. Guy Fournier created an uproar in Canada's Lebanese community and in the media when he claimed that Lebanon allowed men to have sexual relations with female animals, but reserved the death penalty for those who did so with male animals. In comments made in May, and replayed in a CBC weekend interview, he talked at length about...
  • Austrians Urged to Count Dog Droppings

    09/14/2006 1:47:44 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 22 replies · 580+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | 14 Sept 2006 | Staff
    VIENNA, Austria -- Organizers of a campaign trying to clear Vienna's streets of dog droppings urged residents Thursday to record how many turds they see in the space of five minutes and report the figure as part of an impromptu census. The Vienna Dog-Dropping Initiative said it would compile the figures and present them to city officials on Monday as part of its stepped-up effort to pressure the Austrian capital to deal with the problem.
  • Dog Feces Left At Congresswoman's Office

    06/09/2006 1:51:30 AM PDT · by mkjessup · 72 replies · 2,266+ views
    AP ^ | June 8, 2006 | Unattributed
    GREELEY, Colo. - Republican U.S. Rep. Marilyn Musgrave's re-election campaign was already heated, and it just got smelly as well: Her staff accused a Democratic activist Thursday of leaving an envelope full of dog feces at Musgrave's Greeley office. Musgrave spokesman Shaun Kenney said someone stuffed the envelope through the mail slot in the door on May 31 and then sped away in a car. Kenney said most of the preprinted return address was blacked out, but staffers used the nine-digit ZIP code to trace it to Kathleen Ensz, a Weld County Democratic volunteer. Ensz told The Associated Press she...
  • Chimp poop 'reveals AIDS' origins'

    05/25/2006 1:30:25 PM PDT · by pissant · 84 replies · 1,883+ views
    The Australian ^ | 5/25/06 | staff
    RESEARCHERS who picked up and analysed wild chimp droppings said today they had shown how the AIDS virus originated in wild apes in Cameroon and then spread in humans across Africa and eventually the world. Their study, published in the journal Science, supports other studies that suggest people somehow caught the deadly human immunodeficiency virus from chimpanzees, perhaps by killing and eating them. "It says that the chimpanzee group that gave rise to HIV ... this chimp community resides in Cameroon," said Beatrice Hahn of the University of Alabama, who led the study. "But that doesn't mean the epidemic originated...
  • School investigating after boys forced to clean up restroom

    03/29/2006 9:47:31 AM PST · by LuxMaker · 224 replies · 2,773+ views
    Kare11 ^ | 3/29/2006 | Rondah Kinchlow
    School investigating after boys forced to clean up restroom Officials in the Bird Island, Olivia, Lake Lillian (BOLD) school district are investigating after a teacher forced boys in her kindergarten class to clean a restroom smeared with feces. "The district is in the process of investigating what occurred, and we will deal with it," said BOLD Superintendent Mike Funk. "I can assure you that this will not happen again." Funk said he has spoken with the parents of two of the ten boys involved in the clean-up. He said the teacher will write a letter to the other parents to...
  • Fast-Food Ice Dirtier Than Toilet Water

    03/02/2006 10:35:01 AM PST · by XR7 · 57 replies · 2,704+ views
    ABCNews ^ | 3/1/05 | staff
    Seventh-Grader's Science Project Turns Up Some Disturbing Results NEW YORK - Jasmine Roberts never expected her award-winning middle school science project to get so much attention. But the project produced some disturbing results: 70 percent of the time, ice from fast food restaurants was dirtier than toilet water. The 12-year-old collected ice samples from five restaurants in South Florida -- from both self-serve machines inside the restaurant and from drive-thru windows. She then collected toilet water samples from the same restaurants and tested all of them for bacteria at the University of South Florida. In several cases, the ice tested...
  • S.F. Examines Power of Dog Droppings

    02/21/2006 2:46:12 PM PST · by LouAvul · 27 replies · 648+ views
    yahoo ^ | 2-21-06
    SAN FRANCISCO - City officials are hoping to harness the power of dog doo. San Franciscans already recycle more than 60 percent of their garbage, but in this dog-friendly town, animal feces make up nearly 4 percent of residential waste, or 6,500 tons a year — nearly as much as disposable diapers, according to the city. Within the next few months, Norcal Waste, a garbage hauling company that collects San Francisco's trash, will begin a pilot program under which it will use biodegradable bags and dog-waste carts to pick up droppings at a popular dog park. The droppings will be...
  • BIRDS DISCHARGE ON COURIC: NBC OLYMPIC COVERAGE OFF TO MESSY START

    02/08/2006 8:34:47 AM PST · by FormerACLUmember · 137 replies · 3,675+ views
    NBC ^ | 2/7/06 | Drudge
  • Solid waste problem Recreation for humans limited by what geese leave behind (Canada Goose alert)

    01/16/2006 8:21:36 AM PST · by presidio9 · 43 replies · 1,157+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Monday, January 16, 2006 | Jim Herron Zamora
    Oakland has a poop problem. The city, like others nationwide, is home to thousands of Canada geese, which have found the region's temperate climate and lush parks make it a wonderful place to spend the year. At some points during the year, as many as 2,000 Canada geese might be found at Lake Merritt, basking in the sun and gorging themselves on the bread and other treats offered by park goers. That's a lot of geese, which means that's a lot of poop. "Each bird produces about a pound of poop a day -- that's literally a ton each day,"...
  • Warner couple convicted for filthy home

    01/12/2006 3:51:19 AM PST · by Past Your Eyes · 18 replies · 868+ views
    Union Leader ^ | January 12, 2005 | AP
    Warner — A couple who lived with five children among animal waste, rotting food and loose insulation have been convicted of 10 counts of child endangerment. Henniker District Court Judge Brackett Scheffy said Wendy and Byron Ruff’s Warner home was “deplorable.” “It is not a difficult matter to keep a home free of non-domesticated and non-house-trained animals,” Scheffy wrote in his ruling Monday. “It does not require even an ordinary level of intelligence to know that the waste products of a variety of animals, many of which were in poor and diseased condition, are dangerous to the well-being of children...
  • Human waste found in trendy boutiques a form of protest by looters (Louisiana)

    11/07/2005 2:22:29 PM PST · by Ellesu · 103 replies · 2,651+ views
    wwltv.com ^ | 11/07/05 | Brett Martel / Associated Press
    When she noticed the human waste on the floor of the trendy women's shoe boutique she manages, Lindsay Foret suspected looters had soiled the store out of spite. "I was like, 'This is horrible. There's brand new bathrooms and they couldn't even go there?"' Foret said. "I went back to the bathrooms and they were perfectly fine." As she spoke to fellow merchants along trendy Magazine Street, on the edge of the Garden District, Foret quickly learned she wasn't the only one who found such unseemly messes while trying to reopen a looted store. Around the city, merchants returning after...
  • Man Arrested For Sprinkling Fecal Matter On Pastries

    10/26/2005 9:31:26 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 198 replies · 6,058+ views
    KGBT ^ | 10/26/05
    A Dallas cab driver is in big trouble for getting caught on tape sprinkling dried feces on pastries. 49-year-old Behrouz Nahidmobarekeh is on trial for allegedly throwing fecal matter on pastries at a Fiesta grocery store. Police said they found a pile of human feces by his bed. He would dry it, either by microwave or just letting it sit out and grate it up with a cheese grater and then sprinkle it at the store, officials said. Neither attorneys in the case is clear about a motive or why the defendant would resort to something so repulsive. Prosecutors will...
  • Living in squalor: Basically, it's your choice

    08/21/2005 1:53:58 PM PDT · by Past Your Eyes · 6 replies · 809+ views
    New Hampshire Sunday News ^ | August 21, 2005 | Shawne Wickham
    Does someone have a right to live in squalor? Under New Hampshire law, the answer is yes — but only to a point. Two recent cases, in which town officials took action against homeowners in Warner and Andover, have garnered front-page headlines, and led some to ask why someone didn't step in earlier. But the reality is that New Hampshire's laws allow folks to pretty much live as they choose, so long as their lifestyle doesn't threaten their own health or that of others. Elliott Berry is a housing expert at New Hampshire Legal Assistance, which has represented homeowners in...