Microplastics found in human poop


#1

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/10/23/microplastics-found-in-human-p.html


#2

that’s ok. human poop has been found in microplastics.


#3

“And what do you do for a living?”


#4

Check their diet.


#5

I liked those. I wonder if they still make them.

ETA alas no they don’t


#6

“Each gelatinous blob busting in my teeth like some twisted boil full of sugary pus”


#7

What? You mean that chewing on my sweatshirt’s nylon drawstring while I eat some ramen noodles out of a polystyrene cup might mean that I am ingesting small bits of plastic?

shockhorrorrage


#8

I knew it.


#9

Mythbusters proved it…poo is everywhere. It is completely unavoidable.


#10

That quad espresso is kicking in, got’a go.


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#13

So you admit it was your poop?


#14

Guilty as charged. Again…


#15

Remember Morgellons?


#16

Now if they found macroplastics


#17

This is good news!

When I read the article about micro-plastics in salt, my first thought was this was either going to keep us regular, or accumulate in our bowels til they explode.


#18

I am not going to google that.


#19

I ate a single serving of (rather mediocre) salad yesterday out of a plastic container, with a plastic fork, that had been sealed in a plastic wrapper. Croutons I put on my salad that had been in a baggie also, and dressing that I had to buy separately and that came -no surprise- also in plastic.

I felt quite guilty, and happy that that’s far from my usual MO.


#20

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