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# urine trouble
Politician forced to drop out of race over video of him peeing in mug at woman's home
The man was repairing a sink at a woman’s home when he grabbed a mug, urinated in it and then emptied it in the sink.
# refreshing
Has Obama been drinking his own urine in a bid to highlight climate change?
The US President is taking part in Bear Grylls’ show in a bid to bring the issue to a wider audience.
# Don't unzip. Hold it!
San Francisco paints walls with repellent that makes pee spray back on your shoes and pants
San Francisco was forced to tackle public urination after a light pole corroded by urine recently fell on a car.
# alkaline state
Elle MacPherson thinks we should be checking our wee for acid
Elle herself is in an ‘alkaline state’, don’t you know.
# urine
Refugee camps could soon be powered by… PEE
And it’s all thanks to a urinal.
# embarrassed
The 'miserable' pregnancy problem Irish women don't like talking about
Some women stop exercising or socialising because they are afraid of the problem being noticed – and many feel isolated and embarrassed by it.
# rotten
This blood-stained mattress was offered to a family in a Dublin homeless shelter - Councillor
Councillor Chris Curran says the recently homeless woman was made ‘visibly upset’ at the shelter.
# urine trouble
It turns out urine is not actually sterile
If you’re a woman, that is.
# f-wee-zing
Here's what happens when you pee outside in below freezing weather
All in the name of science, obviously.
# whizz kids
University physicists explain how men can prevent urinal splashback
It’s the problem all men face at some point.
# Anti-social behaviour
Bus Éireann passengers terrorised by 'rowdy' youths throwing urine around coach
One passenger told TheJournal.ie that she and her boyfriend were threatened and that the bus driver was too intimidated to do anything about it.
# Daniel Chong
Student 'forgotten' in cell for four days to get $4 million from US
Daniel Chong said he had to drink his own urine to stay alive in the windowless Drug Enforcement Administration cell.
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
Everyone’s talking about the abortion legislation passing the Seanad, Magdalene laundries, and Katy French’s inquest.
# had to happen
Now there's an app that analyses your pee
It’s on the way – and it won’t involve you urinating on your phone…
# Afghanistan
US denounces video showing Marines 'urinating on Taliban dead'
Defence secretary Leon Panetta calls Hamid Karzai and promises a full investigation into the video, which was leaked online.
# Ig Nobel Prize
Wasabi, yawning, and needing to pee: the winners of the 2011 Ig Nobel prizes
The alternative annual prizes – honouring science that makes us laugh and think – are as off-the-wall as ever.
# Austria
Austrian man says he was fired for washing hands, face with own urine
Alfred Zoppelt claims his ‘urine therapy’ was not a problem before now.
# Drought
Drought forces town to recycle urine
A Texan town has been hit so hard by drought that it will begin recycling treated effluent and turning it into drinking water.