If you have suffered through a long car ride in which the driver refuses to stop for a bathroom break, you may have felt as if your eyeballs were floating. Possibly you […]
The Award-Winning Great Dane With a Great Bladder
No account of the heroes of World War II can be complete without mentioning the two-time recipient of the Blue Cross medal. Juliana’s heroic acts included single-handedly defusing a bomb and saving […]
Eau de toilette — From a Goat’s Perspective
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Apparently, so is fragrance. Just as teenage boys douse themselves with AXE Body Spray in hopes of attracting the interest of their female counterparts, […]
A Hearty Taste for Hearts and Animals
William Buckland (1784-1856) was the first man to write a full account of a fossil (the Megalosaurus). His love of animals and food blended together into some rather interesting eccentricities.
And You Think Paying Your Taxes Stinks?
During the 1st century AD, Roman emperor Vespasian (ruled 69-79) placed a tax on urine. The urine from public urinals was sold as an essential ingredient for several chemical processes, such as […]
Would You Like Your Coffee with Cream, Sugar, or Urine?
In March 2009 James Carroll Butler found that working with his co-worker, Michael Utz, was more than he could handle. Butler collected urine from the toilet and poured it into Utz’s coffee. […]
When You Gotta Go… You REALLY Should Go
Jennifer Strange, a 28-year-old woman from Sacramento, died in 2007 of water intoxication while trying to win a Wii console in a radio station’s “Hold Your Wee for a Wii” contest, which […]