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Why Can’t I Poop When I Travel?

Why Can’t I Poop When I Travel?

[♪ INTRO] It’s happened to the best of us: You’re in the middle of a long-awaited vacation only to realize… you haven’t pooped in days. And when you do try to go… it’s just not happening. Congratulations: You are experiencing traveler’s constipation. It’s why I don’t go places. It’s the

How the Digestive System Works

How the Digestive System Works

KidsHealth presents “How the Body Works,” with Chloe and the Nurb. [MUSIC PLAYING] I see your gallstones and raise you four tonsils. Call. Whatcha got? Ha! Read ’em and weep– a pair of kidneys. Well, filter my trash. Too bad for you, I have a straight set of teeth. Arr!

Poop Transplants!

Poop Transplants!

This ecology experiment is one of many that have demonstrated how ecosystems with many species tend to be more resilient than those with few species. We’re biased towards this particular grassland experiment because it’s run by one of our writers, but strength in numbers – species numbers! – is also

8 Things People Get Wrong About Animals

8 Things People Get Wrong About Animals

♪Intro♪ As kids, lots of us watched cartoons or read books with animals as the main characters. And even though we knew those stories weren’t real, because animals don’t really speak English or drop Acme safes on each other, they definitely spread some weird misconceptions about certain species. Hopefully a