Viggo Hansen, a substitute member of the council and author of the motion that would eventually force Swedish men to pee sitting down, claims that the custom is more hygienic, preventing bathroom users from having to navigate around golden puddles of urine on their way to the toilet.
March 15, 2013
I keep hearing, even among some in the alternative media, that the overpopulation of humans on our planet is a myth because “all the people in the world could fit in the state of Texas.”
Sure they can, but then where would they pee?
This is not an idle question. The argument that the world isn’t overpopulated merely because they could theoretically all be squeezed into one large land [...]
It is not something most travelers need to be told about.
But Business Insider Editor-in-Chief Henry Blodget has taken it upon himself to review the trappings of economy class travel for his readers.
Blodget, a former Wall Street analyst,was somewhat shocked at what he found in the rear section of an American Airlines international flight, and related his findings from the ‘heart of the cattle class.’
Reporting from the unkempt mid-section of a Boeing [...]
The newest BLS adjustment was pointed out by BK in his most recent post….
(A) Testing an applicant for unemployment compensation for the unlawful use of controlled sub- stances as a condition for receiving such compensation.
(B) Denying such compensation to such applicant on the basis of the result of such testing.
(C) The term ‘controlled substance’ has the meaning given such term in section 102 of the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. [...]
FBI agents used a chainsaw to enter a Fitchburg apartment.
FITCHBURG (CBS) – It’s going to be a while before things get back to normal for Judy Sanchez and her three-year-old daughter.
Last Thursday, a team of FBI agents swarmed her apartment building as part of a massive citywide drug and weapons gang raid.
Trouble is, Sanchez lives in apartment 2R.
The suspect they were after is in 2F.
At 6:04 last Thursday morning, just [...]
with every human producing 2.5 liters of urine a day, equating to trillions of liters annually, this could be a very useful source of energy.
AMSTERDAM — The Dutch national railway has an unusual solution for passengers who need the bathroom on a train line designed without them: plastic bags.
The rail operator underlined that the bags, introduced Friday, are for use in emergencies only, when a train has stopped and passengers can’t be evacuated. The idea has been met with incredulity by politicians and the general public already unhappy with [...]
The airline is introducing a “toilet tax,” which will force fliers to pay one euro to use the toilet. The toilets will be coin-operated, WalletPop UK reports. The airline is also reducing the number of toilets on its planes to a mere one.
“By charging for the toilets we are hoping to change passenger behaviour so that they use the bathroom before or after the flight,” spokesman Stephen [...]