Talk is cheap: Over reliance on ‘communication’ during crisis sinks Carnival
There is a reason that expression refers to ships…when you put thousands of people on a floating tin can, you’d better not strand them in the middle of the ocean without food, air conditioning or bathrooms. And your ship better not sink. Or break down.
Hundreds of Tons of Plastic Are Missing Somewhere in the Ocean
There's some 40,000 tons of plastic floating on the surfaces of the world's oceans ... The idea here is that fish eat the plastic, poop it out, and it sinks to the bottom of the ocean. "Gut content of [plankton-eating] fish is evacuated as long viscous ...
Physics, Poop, and Questionable Medicine
Surely that’s not good for me, I’d better get rid of it ASAP… If there’s ... Not to put too fine a point on it, sometimes poop floats and sometimes it sinks. This means its density is roughly that of water, varying a little bit depending on what ...
Are You an Overgrown Child?
and dinner parties round our house involve guests number five and above drawing straws to see if they’ll end up floating above the table on a bar stool or kneeling on the foot stool. My husband is no better. This morning I found him dancing around the ...
What is the scoop on poop?
He goes on to mention, "Whether stool floats depends on how much gas is in it. Generally, stool that sinks or floats don't mean there's a problem." Smell Though the smell of poop can be rather unpleasant, smells that are particularly strange or foul ...