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Male representatives on the Sormland County Council in Sweden should sit rather than stand while urinating in office restrooms, according to a motion advanced by the local Left Party. Known as a socialist and feminist organizationthe party claims that seated urination is more hygienic for men -- the practice decreases the likelihood of puddles and other unwanted residue forming in the stall -- in addition to being better for a man's health by more effectively emptying one's bladder, The Local reported. But not everyone agrees.
God was just about done creating man, but he had two things left over in his bag and He couldn't quite decide how to split them between Adam and Eve. He thought He might just as well ask them. He told them one of the things He had left was a thing that would allow the owner to pee while standing up.
Standing up to pee is one of the greatest gifts granted to men. However recent cultural trends have given rise to a sweeping epidemic causing more and more men to sit while peeing. The last reported data on the issue from suggested that a whopping 42 per cent of married men sat down to pee, most likely to avoid seat drips and the wrath of their fuming wives. But if you want to sit down and think about life, it's a break in your day.
Spread the message with official merchandise! MYTH 1: "Men can pee standing up" Fact: The reality is men can NOT pee standing up without getting as much as a stray drop on the seat or the outside surface of the toilet. Fragmentation of the urine stream causes particles of urine to dissipate.
Scientists are not exactly sure what causes benign prostate hypertrophy, or an enlarged prostate gland, but the likelihood of having one increases with age. Hormones have something to do with it, as men who had their testicles removed at a young age due to cancer do not have these problems, research shows, and when men with enlarged prostates have their testicles removed, their prostates tend to shrink. The good news is that an enlarged prostate is thought to be a natural part of aging and not necessarily a precursor to prostate cancer.
Q: Should men sit down when they pee? What if they are visiting someone else's home? A man's decision to urinate standing up or sitting down would be made based on how he was brought up, his culture and his personal preference.
Photo via Wikimedia Commons user E. The judge agreed that it was uric acid that had discolored the beautiful marble floor, but remained convinced that the urinator wasn't liable for the damage. The legal takeaway of the suit is that property owners can't force male tenants to pee sitting down. The DPA, Germany's national news agency, published the statement by the judge in the case, Stefan Hank, and it's kinda hard to relate to if you're not German:.