Extremely Bad Reasons Why Waterless Urinals Were Illegal

We take it for granted that urinals flush. With each pull of the lever, gallons of clean water come to whisk away a few ounces of pee. If you think about it, it’s actually pretty wasteful, and the current drought is convincing facilities to consider waterless urinals. But these waterless bathroom contraptions have had… » 6/12/15 3:35pm 6/12/15 3:35pm

Who Needs a Breathalyzer When a Urinal Can Tell How Drunk You Are?

Here's a brilliant idea that could prevent countless drunk driving-related deaths from occurring. Working with a marketing agency called DDB, Zouk, a popular nightclub in Singapore, installed a series of urinals that are able to monitor a patron's blood alcohol level and warn them if they're too drunk to drive. » 7/18/13 1:20pm 7/18/13 1:20pm

Would This New Urinal Design Make Men Wash Their Hands?

Here's a problem about guys: many of us don't wash our hands after using the restroom. It might be general grossness or everyman laziness or being too trusting your own hygiene or being too drunk or taking on a drive through mentality with a urinal but if you monitor a men's restroom, you'll see many folks skip the… » 7/08/13 9:30pm 7/08/13 9:30pm

ONDA Urinal Concept Changes the Question: Did You Wash Yours Hands While

Usually, washing up in the toilet at a sporting event gets you a one-way ticket out of the ballpark, but that could be changing thanks to Lee Isherwood and his ODNA urinal concept. The first-and probably last-of its kind, the ODNA promotes water conservation by combining a hand washing station with a urinal. Instead… » 6/08/08 5:00pm 6/08/08 5:00pm

Urinals Coming to Airplanes, Beware the Golden Shower Turbulence

This is a pic of the urinals at Stockholm's Arlanda airport, courtesy of urinal.net, but if a German design company has its way, pissoirs will soon be a feature of passenger jets. Dassler Interiors has designed one-man urinals designed to stand alongside (sorry) the existing cubicle toilets on planes—let's just hope… » 4/16/08 6:15am 4/16/08 6:15am

Urinal Headrest Invention Would Make Thomas Edison Proud

This, my friends, is the greatest patent the world has ever known. Brilliant in its simplicity, it's a headrest for placement above urinals. I mean, haven't we all been in a state where we would just love to take a quick nap while peeing, but worried about the cleanliness/comfort of the tiled wall above the urinal? I… » 12/03/07 12:50pm 12/03/07 12:50pm

Gold Man Toilet Attachment Thinks It's a Urinal

Gold Man promises to turn your ordinary toilet into a urinal. When it's time to pee, just place the Gold Man on the toilet, and there you have it, a big porthole for your piss that supposedly keeps all that messy splashing off the bathroom floor, walls and ceiling. When you're done, you simply place the Gold Man back… » 6/15/07 8:52am 6/15/07 8:52am

Talking Urinal Cakes Discourage Drunks, Deliver Urgent Messages

It's the perfect place to reach those who are spiraling down that path to drunkenness: a urinal, where guys who are merely renting beer are returning its effervescent byproducts whence they came. The weird thing is, this urinal cake actually talks. As soon as it senses motion, a disembodied voiceover babe talks to… » 2/12/07 3:45pm 2/12/07 3:45pm