Why would we evolve to poop in the same place as our friends?

Humans aren't the only creatures who share communal toilets — many mammals do this. In fact, new research shows this behavior was an ancient evolutionary development. Scientists have discovered a large, rhino-like reptile defecated in "communal latrines" some 240 million years ago. » 11/28/13 11:30am 11/28/13 11:30am

International Space Station Bowel Movements in Crisis

Aw, shit! Seems that pesky 35-pound toilet at the International Space Station is broken…again. If you recall, back in June, the airflow-propelled galactic john experienced a spot of constipation due to a failed pump, leaving the poor chumps on board without a fully functional lavatory for roughly 10 days. According to… » 10/14/08 5:30pm 10/14/08 5:30pm