The New Danger on Everest: Watch Out for Poo

As if the swirling winds, avalanches, tough terrain and bitter cold weren’t enough to contend with, it seems trekkers on Mt. Everest are having to contend with a new danger: the slopes are becoming littered with poo. On March 3rd, the head of Nepal’s mountaineering association warned that human waste from the roughly 700 climbers who scale the mountain each year poses a serious health issue. He urged his government to institute guidelines requiring climbers to dispose of their waste … Continue reading →

Poop Injector To Go To Court

In Cincinnati, Ohio, a 35-year-old mother who is accused of injecting feces into her 9-year-old son’s IV at a local hospital turned down a plea deal and wants to go to trial. She was indicted this January on two counts of felonious assault and two counts of child endangerment, and faces up to 8 years in prison if convicted. May 7, 2015 … Continue reading →