10 Scientific Answers To Your Most Embarrassing Questions

Everything you've ever wanted to know... and some stuff you definitely didn't.

The internet is a godsend for the shy and awkward amongst us.

The human body is cool and all, but it's also squishy and icky and disgusting and we're all told on no uncertain terms that we're not supposed to talk about things like ... uh ... –’’–, and heaven forfend we ever mention something like ... ᶰᶦ––ᶫ‰ˢ.

Nobody likes airing their dirty laundry, apart from those people who volunteer to get their bits smirked at on Embarrassing Bodies in exchange for their 15 minutes of fame, and old uncle Google has done a lot to help.

Just imagine having some kind of horribly distasteful question back in the olden days, what did you do? Ask the boot-faced librarian to point you to the flatulence section?

We now live in a more enlightened age in which we can Google all manner of mortifying questions and concerns from the safety of incognito mode, and still look our co workers in the eye on Monday.

So, let's pull up our big-boy pants and get a bit frank about some of the more unsavoury aspects of our human flesh-mobiles.

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