Breathe Through Your Butt and Stack Lego

Researchers have demonstrated that the delivery of oxygen gas or oxygenated liquid through the rectum can prevent rats and pigs from asphyxiation. Anthony and Jeff talk about whether one day doctors may be able to save lives by blowing air up your ass. Then, how high could you theoretically stack Lego bricks before the weight would crush the bottom brick? Science has the answer and Jeff and Anthony discuss it!

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Today’s stories: 

This one, submitted by JCrichton77: https://phys.org/news/2021-05-mammals-anus-emergencies.html

And this one, submitted by Phneri: https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-20578627

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