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When Brown, Flush It Down

With its rigid price controls, Venezuela keeps running out of one of the essentials that makes life go more smoothly — toilet paper. Lee Doren weighs in on this stinky predicament and how it illustrates a time-honored principle — that socialist societies might invariably be long on bloated ideals, but always seem to run short on necessities like toilet paper.

Eat Off Your Toilet Seat

Believe it or not, your toilet is actually one of the cleanest places in your house, despite its function. Research has shown that cutting boards, dish towels and sponges have FAR more fecal bacteria on them than your toilet seat, highlighting the sophisticated scientific ways we have of detecting bacteria as well as the sophisticated natural ways our bodies have of taking care of low levels of that harmful bacteria. Hank Green reports in the SciShow.

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