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Now Open: Italy’s Poop-Centric “Museo della Merda” is Full of Crap

Located just south of Milan, the “Museum of Sh*t” offers a uniquely fecal experience

image via (cc) flickr user mulsanne

Sometimes a trip to the museum can be a wonderful experience, full of great art or fascinating science. Other times, though, it can be pretty shitty.

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Help Save a Life with Poop Transplants (and Make Some Money, Too)

A medical research company in Boston wants to buy your healthy stool.

Your shit does stink, but it can also help save lives. If you’re in Boston, consider selling your toilet bombs to OpenBiome, a nonprofit organization that collects and processes healthy fecal matter to be used in medical treatments for infections caused by the C. difficile bacteria. The company ships thousands of frozen poops to hospitals all over the United States to help treat the disease. And if you’ve got healthy poop, they want it—they pay about $40 per sample, plus an extra $50 if you’re there for the week.

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Bioplastic Made from Poop, for a Profit

Here's a profitable product that can solve two environmental problems at once. It involves a secret formula of bacteria, raw sewage, and an M.B.A.

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