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Physics whizzes create 'black hole' to stop urinal splash-back

Aiming to keep khakis clean of urine droplets, a team of researchers turn to moss to develop an insert that will grab more pee.

By November 30, 2015


Swimming pool red-eye isn't from chlorine (It's from urine)

Technically Incorrect: The US Healthy Swimming Program says that when your eyes go red and stingy in the pool it's caused by a chemical reaction between chlorine and urine.

By June 25, 2015


Android logo caught urinating over Apple logo on Google Maps

Technically Incorrect: Some mysterious wag has decided to implant a rude image on Google Maps in Pakistan. A twisted celebration of the Apple Watch launch, perhaps?

By April 24, 2015


Attachable urinal for home toilets wants to make a splash

The Main Drain isn't shy about its bathroom habits. The detachable and adjustable urinal aims to make toilet time more convenient for guys.

By January 30, 2015


Unboiled eggs and mammal bladders: The Ig Nobel Prize goes to...

This year's winners include an experiment that unboiled an egg, a study that tested how long it takes mammals to empty their bladders and other strange breakthroughs that sound like bar bets.

By September 19, 2015


Take a self-guided virtual tour of the International Space Station

Clicking around the European Space Agency's recently expanded website feels like the next best thing to being an astronaut.

By July 30, 2015


Inflatable anti-drowning device sits on your wrist like a mini life raft

Forget water wings. The Kingii flotation device hangs out on your wrist, waiting to save you when you go under the water and need a lift back to the surface.

By July 7, 2015


A real-life medical tricorder: XPrize wants to make it so

From CNET Magazine: An XPrize competition aims to turn a 50-year-old science fiction concept into a powerful medical device that's accessible to all.

By July 8, 2015


Cop fired for Facebook selfie in Confederate flag boxers

Technically Incorrect: A North Charleston police officer decides to bare his allegiance at a very sensitive time in a very sensitive place. He is dismissed.

By June 26, 2015


On Facebook, White House dons rainbow hues to celebrate gay-marriage victory

Technically Incorrect: Both the White House Facebook account and President Obama's Twitter account immediately react to the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage.

By June 26, 2015