Fart Facts

Fart Facts

There are 17 Fart Facts!

  • 1
    If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
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  • 2
    Farts are flammable.
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    Although they won't admit it, women fart as much as men.
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  • 4
    Farts have been clocked at a speed of 10 feet per second.
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  • 5
    The word "fart" comes from the Old English "feortan" (meaning "to break wind").
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  • 6
    Termites are the largest producers of farts.
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  • 7
    SCUBA divers cannot pass gas at depths of 33 feet or below.
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  • 8
    On average, a person produces about half a liter of fart gas per day, distributed over an average of about fourteen daily farts.
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  • 9
    The temperature of a fart at time of creation is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit.
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  • 10
    On the average a fart is composed of about 59% nitrogen, 21% hydrogen, 9% carbon dioxide, 7% methane, and 4% oxygen. Less than 1% is what makes them stink.
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  • 11
    Farts are created mostly by E. coli.
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  • 12
    Excess gas in the intestinal is medically termed "flatulence."
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  • 13
    Chewing gum can make a person fart more.
  • 14
    Women average seven farts a day and men about 12, experts say.
  • 15
    Held in farts enter your bloodstream and are bad for your body.
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    Soaking beans for twelve hours in water before they are cooked can reduce flatulence after consumption.
  • 17
    If you hold farts in during the day, they'll just come out when you sleep.