« Marlon Brando screen tests for "Rebel Without a Cause" (1947) | Home | Stolen Camera Finder — Benefit or privacy hazard? »

August 14, 2011

Thermal Urinal Fly — "In males there is a deep-seated instinct to aim at targets."

Urinal_fly_sequence_640

Finally — the human drone program goes live.

From the website:

..............................

Thermal Urinal Fly decals aim to make the world's restrooms cleaner and safer — one urinal at a time.

Unlike other stickers, these Japanese decals are thermally-sensitive and designed so that the heat from a stream of urine will make the fly disappear.

Urinal

There has been a worldwide proliferation of urinal flies, observed May Berenbaum, head of the department of entomology at the University of Illinois.

The presence of a fly in a urinal literally changes human behavior  — or at least the behavior of human males.

"Apparently," Berenbaum says, in males, "there is a deep-seated instinct to aim at targets," and having a fly to aim at reduces what she politely calls "human spillage."

..............................

Set of two: $10.

August 14, 2011 at 09:01 AM | Permalink


TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d8341c5dea53ef014e8a9683c3970d

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Thermal Urinal Fly — "In males there is a deep-seated instinct to aim at targets.":

Comments

Ladies and Gentleman, I now present to you, Thermal Urinal Brundle-Fly ... http://imgur.com/daWEc

Posted by: Trevor Elliott | Aug 16, 2011 11:35:51 AM

Are they taking the piss?

Posted by: Joe Bloggs | Aug 15, 2011 10:53:18 PM

The comments to this entry are closed.