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While my next post lies in the wings for the weekend, right in time for Friday afternoon is the first edition of the Carnal Carnival.

Christina Pikas described the opening theme as craptacular. (In response to this I couldn’t help imagining Batman (or Robin) doing the job, standing up, then looking into the bowl exclaiming… ’Craptacular!’ Why wasn’t this in the TV series?)

The carnival already has hosts booked up for well over a year and features a different carnal theme each month.

As you’ve already guessed, the opening month’s theme is crap. The biological kind.

16th Century drawing of a person defaecating (Source: Wikimedia Commons.)

16th Century drawing of a person defaecating (Source: Wikimedia Commons.)

For those that follow science blogs, this is the reason behind all the excretory-related posts of late.

There are posts of all kinds, and many of them.

Don’t forget there is interesting science there. Being science blogging, this is a chance to look at serious science in a lighter way, rather than exercise out-right toilet humour.

Enjoy it.

Ford Prefect advised taking a towel. A toilet roll is more appropriate for this adventure.

Footnote

You can read the background of how this blog carnival arose at Bora’s blog.


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A booster falls

A selection from Lord Robert Winston’s 12 aphorisms about science

Opinion: Wanting to “resolve” (climate) science with legal games…

Sunday evening reading: factoid, articles & video

Temperature-induced hearing loss