• Plant in toilet

    Do Plants Poop?

    The classic book Everyone Poops is a perfect example of truth in advertising. The cover even shows "everyone:" a rosy-cheeked child, a horse's butt, a bird, and...an apple with a bite taken out of it? What? Do apples poop after being bitten? The bigger question, perhaps, is this: do plants poop?
  • pisonia birdcatcher tree

    This Tree Lures And Kills Birds For Absolutely No Good Reason

    The Pisonia tree has super-sticky fruit that is super-delicious to many seabirds in the Pacific and Indian oceans. The tree also has super-sticky branches, so sticky that it can trap and kill birds who come for the seeds. Why does this happen? Scientists can't really say.