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Things You Didn't Realize Are Covered in Poop

List RulesVote up the most disgusting things you learned while reading this list.

Sh*t happens. But you probably didn't know it was happening all around you, all the time. After reading this list of crappy truths about fecal debris, you'll realize that just about everything is covered in feces. Your phone is. Your hands are. Your face is now, too. From your favorite handbag to your boyfriend's beard... even your trusty cleaning tools are tainted with poo! 

As innocent youngsters, we were taught to wash our hands with soap for 20 seconds under warm water. But after you read through this list of disturbing bathroom facts, you'll wonder who on earth skipped the hand-washing routine and got the particles all over the lemon wedges at Chili's. You may find yourself questioning the intelligence of man... how can we land on the moon and build robots yet we think it's cool to change a child's diaper on a tray that someone eats off of? 

The bottom line is that people are gross and poo is even grosser. Some of these poo-ridden objects are extra unsettling while others are more understandable (but no less upsetting). By the time you finish the list, you may have rearranged your whole home, thrown your shoes out the window, and quarantined your toothbrush. So invest in some Lysol, wash your hands on the regular, and vote up the items you can't believe are covered in sh*t!

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    Rental Cars

    Maybe because they usually smell so clean, the fact that most rental cars are covered in a microbial film of poo is genuinely surprising. You're supposed to feel safe in a rental car! You paid big money to sit in there! But researchers tested a number of rental cars and their results were disturbing - many were tainted with plenty of particles. 

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    Public Benches

    If you've ever lived in a large city, this one probably doesn't come as a huge shock to you... because public benches are nasty. Even if the bench hasn't been directly sh*t on by a vagrant, that landing pad for your tush is home to all manner of tush-related nastiness. 
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    Airport Lounge Seats

    Just because you're not in the poo-infested plane yet doesn't mean you're not already running into a gross situation. Airport lounge seats are reported to be serious offenders in the poo-carrying lineup. Because being at the airport couldn't be any more fun unless you were actually sitting in poop!

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    Lemon Wedges At Restaurants

    In an informative article titled "Stop! Is That Poop on Your Lemon?" Today Health reports that Passiac Community College science professor Anne LaGrange Loving researched lemon wedge cleanliness and found that six - six - large chain restaurants were serving fecal-contaminated lemon slices in their water. 

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