A Mind-Numbing Scientific Discovery!

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    Are you ready for this?


    Scientists finally know how wombat butts make cube-shaped poops


    Hunh? Are you kidding me? Who the hell funded this life-changing research at the Georgia Institute of Technology?


    We currently have only two methods to manufacture cubes: We mold it, or we cut it. Now, we have this third method," she said in a statement. "It would be a cool method to apply to the manufacturing process — how to make a cube with soft tissue instead of just molding it."

    Make you feel better. And there’s more links in the article @ Scientists finally know how wombat butts make cube-shaped poops

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    This comment is stunningly stupid coming from a scientist.

    "Wombats go through all this effort for a reason, the statement said. They don't see or hear very well, so they stack their poops in important places to guide themselves around and to signal their presence to other wombats. A big pile of cubic poops is the wombat equivalent of a "Hello, there."

    Why would the shape of wombat shit make a difference in identifying locations of other wombats or for navigation assistance?
    Round shit would do the same damn thing.
     
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    Translation: you don't understand. And, instead of learning something about it, you dismiss it as stupid.

    Thank goodness we have scientists that aren't like this.
     
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    Explain your position or STFU.
     
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    Wombat poo has mystified scientists for years. The shy Australian marsupial is unique for being the only animal in the world to produce cubic poo. A team of researchers has finally uncovered exactly how this quiet animal produces its square feces, and the discovery could lead to novel manufacturing techniques.


    Poo comes in a variety of shapes, however the cubed dung of wombats is unique in the animal kingdom. Scientists have long wondered how this freakish feces is created. We can say for sure it is not because the animal's have square anuses, but apart from that this has remained quite the odd biological mystery.

    The mystery of how, and why, wombats produce cubic poop

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    Now that is some weird shit.
     
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    I have a number of wombats living on my property so can attest to the cubic poop .
    Wombats leave their cube-shaped shit as territorial signposts on the tops of rocks and logs. That distinct shape is beneficial since the flat sides of the cubes keep the droppings in place on their precarious locations.
    The question is, how did evolutionary pressure generate this ‘skill’?
     
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    This is the funniest shit I've seen in a while. lol
     
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    Wombats themselves are even funnier. If have the joy of living surrounded by them. they are as effective an anti-depressant as being surrounded buy ducks only much cuter.
     
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    You fucking idiot. The cubed shape of wombat scat has applications in the manufacturing world.
     
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