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Cows Instinctively Know North

German and Czech researchers have discovered that cows tend to align themselves in a north-south direction when grazing or resting. What do...
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Gum May Aid Colon Surgery Recovery

British researchers found that patients who chewed gum after undergoing colon surgery had bowel movements sooner than those who did not. What do you think?
  • "Not in my classroom they wouldn't have."

    Wanda Tyler
  • "Constipation is a small price to pay to maintain my loyalty to Tic Tacs."

    Paul Burbridge
    Systems Analyst
  • "Is anyone in that big a hurry to get these colon-less humans to shit again?"

    Andy Sohn
    Clothing Inspector
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