6 Everyday Ways Science Protects You from Your Poop

By : SciShow - 5 months ago
It's easy to take waste disposal for granted, so here are six ways modern technology has made your poop safer and less... gross.

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Additional Sources:
http://www.travelandleisure.com/airlines-airports/what-happens-when-airplane-toilet-flushes
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