There aren't many brands out there that will actively encourage you to take a wee on their adverts. In fact, if we're honest, we couldn't think of a single one. Even toilet companies.
Shares of Google parent company Alphabet rose after the company reported an earnings and revenue beat for its second quarter of Apple has agreed to buy the majority of Intel's smartphone modem division, both companies announced on Thursday. Starbucks raised its full-year earnings and revenue forecast Thursday after more customers returned to cafes in the U.
The story of how it got there is one of sorrow, toil and public urination. Usually, at this point in the evening, I need a wee. On this particular occasion, I really need a wee.
According to leaked information from household staffRyan Gosling likes to pee sitting down. Of all the misdemeanours that his maid could have squawked about to the press, this could well be the most damaging. Hollywood's leading ladies' man goes to the toilet like a woman!
Thursday brought an advance in the cause of standing up to pee. A judge in the German city of Duesseldorf ruled in favor of a man suing his landlord for a full refund of his security deposit, which had been partially withheld because the marble floor of the tenant's bathroom had been damaged by uric acid, presumably from the errant urine of an upright person relieving himself. Why, you might ask, is the judge referring to men urinating while standing up as a fading social phenomenon—a "previously dominant custom" undermined by the "increasing domestication of men?
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.
Although I have never—to my knowledge—been pregnant, I know plenty of women who have been knocked up. By all accounts, it sounds like a moderately taxing experience that involves your nipples changing color and needing to puke and pee all the time. If you ask me, that just seems a little unnecessary.
A frequent need to get up and go to the bathroom to urinate at night is called nocturia. Nocturia is a common cause of sleep loss, especially among older adults. Most people without nocturia can sleep for 6 to 8 hours without having to urinate.
Ikea is no stranger to generating buzz with its advertising. If she does so, and is pregnant, the ad reveals previously invisible text offering a discounted price on a crib—using similar technology that pregnancy tests use to show a positive result. Reaction has been mostly positive—the ad is undeniably clever, after all, and has gotten a huge amount of attention.
A Swedish advertising agency recently came up with a new way to bring in customers for IKEA: pregnancy tests. If you're pregnant, it reveals a special discounted price on cribs, according to a report in Adweek. The ad reportedly uses technology similar to what's in a pregnancy-test kit. Pee on the marked area and wait a moment.