Sewer "Fatberg" Threatens to Flood Oxford with Human Waste, Will Ruin Your Lunch

A giant blockage consisting of wet wipes, human waste and fat in an Oxford sewer is "out of control" according to Thames Water. Threatening to make life a misery for local residents by causing a filthy back up into plumbing systems and toilets, it's led to the collapse of the system under Hollybush Row. Read More >>

What it's Like to Taste Frozen Food for a Living

Understandably, there is some point in life where getting paid to stuff your face with chips might sound like a desirable thing. For most people, this point quickly passes. A former professional frozen food taster tells all in a gross and engrossing interview at The Billfold. Read More >>

These Sausages Made With Baby Poop Taste Great and are Healthy

The cured pork meat and fat sausages above—a type of thin salchichón called fuet in Catalonia, Spain—are truly delicious, with a wonderfully intense umami flavour. They are also excellent for your health, as good as having a yoghurt, because they are full of probiotics: probiotics that are found in baby poop. Read More >>

What a Chicken Nugget Looks Like Under the Microscope

There is no nugget on a chicken. There are breasts, there are wings, there are thighs, there are drumsticks. But there are no nuggets. So what is the chicken nugget made of then? We've seen the alien pink goop but now it's time to see what the nugget looks like under the microscope. According to researchers from the University of Mississippi, it's barely chicken. Read More >>

Here Are 5 Toxic Chemicals in Your Food

You know what I hate about eating? The constant conversation on whether this food is good for you or bad for you. It seems to change everyday! New reports say this will cause cancer. Other reports say the same thing can prevent it. Even awful food that contains arsenic and other toxic chemicals can be somehow reasoned to be not as bad for you. Read More >>

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How Much Hair, Sweat, Pee and Poop Do Our Bodies Make Every Year?

Prepare to be grossed out. You know how you go to the bathroom every day, cut your nails every few weeks and cut your hair every month? Did you ever think about what all that totals up to? What about all those times you've cried or drooled or worked up a sweat? It adds up to an embarrassing amount of fluid! Read More >>

Here Are the FBI's Official Tips to Avoid Being Sexually Extorted Online

Because of recent "sextortion" cases that involved using the ol' Justin Bieber Ruse (that's a real thing), the FBI decided that it should put out a few official tips to inform the online collective on how to avoid sexual extortion. Read More >>

This Fanged Throat-Mouth Horror Lady Just Won Halloween

Sorry, kids. Pack it up. Those little wings do make you look like a fairy, and the wand is a nice touch, but we decided not to have the costume contest this year. Why not? Oh, because this zombie venom throat-mouth is the most ridiculous thing we've ever seen. Read More >>

These Disgustingly Gross Home Offices Will Make You Vomit

We've seen some pretty beautiful desktop setups with gorgeous monitors and spotless desks—these desktop setups are not those. In fact, you can think of them as the complete opposite. These home offices are foul, filthy, disgusting, awful and come from the hoarder devil's armpit. You can smell the stench through the pictures. Try not to look or you're going to throw up. Read More >>

iPhone Oil Paintings Put Greasy Fingers to Good Use

Touch screens can get kind of gross. After all, you're rubbing them with your dirty fingers almost constantly. As it turns out, the greasy filth that adorns your screen can actually be manipulated to look pretty neat. It's still gross though. Read More >>

Unless You Use a Dishwasher, You'll Probably Be Having Bacteria for Dinner... Again

Perhaps you think all it takes to get your dishes clean is a little good old fashioned elbow grease, a sponge, and some washing up liquid. Perhaps you should think again. Read More >>

This Gross Piece of Crap May Be the Key to a New Technological Future

Look at this piece of disgusting crap. It looks like something you could find in a clogged bathroom sink drain after not cleaning it for a decade. But as gross as it looks, it may be the key to our technological future. Read More >>

This Huge Cake Is Made of Grasshoppers and It Looks Disgustingly Delicious

This is gross and old, but it made me hungry. Also, it makes sense: some students made this giant grasshopper cake to celebrate a new book that promotes the cooking of insects as one of the most efficient, greenest ways to feed humans. Read More >>

The World's Most Disgusting Elevator Has Lickable Jaffa Cake Wallpaper

Obviously inspired by Willy Wonka, McVitie's, decided to make the edible magic real by making an entire elevator... lickable. Yes, lickable. There are 1,325 lickable cookies lining the wall which you can lick up and down as you go up and down. Read More >>

This Cheesy Snack Turns Your Tongue Blue

Ah, crisps. Who doesn't love them? If only — and I'm being nitpicky here — if only they could, I don't know, turn your tongue some ungodly colour for no reason. Right? Oh, wait, PepsiCo's Twisties to the rescue! Read More >>

Playing In the Sand Could Make You Pay On the Toilet

Some people go to the beach but eschew going into the water because it's "gross". If that's you, then you are a sucker. According to a new US EPA study, playing in the sand more than doubles your chances of getting sick. Read More >>


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