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  1. Important Science: It Is Okay to Pee in the Ocean, Pools Still Off Limits

    Thanks, science.

    If you've ever been in the ocean, you've probably peed in the ocean. Deny it all you want, but if you're denying it out of shame, there's no need. This video from the American Chemical Society series Reactions explains why it's perfectly fine to pee in the ocean. You still shouldn't pee in the pool though, both for science and common courtesy.

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  2. Space Station Coffee Is About to Get Better, Will Still Be Made With Pee-Water

    Thanks, but I'll just have tea... oh that's pee-water too?

    Being an astronaut on the International Space Station is full of challenges -- chief among them according to Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano is the lack of decent coffee, and that guy nearly drowned in his own helmet on a space walk, so if he thinks coffee is the biggest problem then it's clearly a huge issue. Italy wants to fix that, so they're sending an espresso machine to space.

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  3. India, Stop Peeing in Public or Vigilantes Will Spray You With a Hose

    Weirdest superheroes ever.

    Public urination (and defecation for that matter) is a real public health issue in India, and yet it persists. One group is trying to combat the problem rather literally by patrolling the streets with The Pissing Tanker, a mobile water tanker equipped with spray hoses to blast pee pee offenders.

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  4. New Method Could Turn Astronaut Pee Into Drinking Water and Fuel

    Liquid gold!

    Pee and other human waste (poop) are a problem in space. Processing astronaut urine for useable drinking water is nothing new on board the International Space Station, but a new process can recycle that urine into both water and energy—and it's not just limited to space. We could all soon be generating pee-fuel.

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  5. Pee Might Become Toxic When Introduced to Chlorine, So for the Love of God, Get out of the Pool First

    There are six year olds with more bladder control than you, you know.

    Needless to say, a feeling of disgust overcomes you when you're swimming in the ocean or a pool and you suddenly feel that warm spot. You're desperately hoping that it's not pee, but hey, accidents happen. However, a new study shows that those "accidents" can be potentially harmful and toxic.

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  6. New App Helps Mardi Gras Revelers “Pee All They Can Pee”

    The levees will never break again.

    Y'all, it's Mardi Gras. If you can't remember a time it was warm enough to take your top off, it may be hard to sympathize with revelers in Louisiana searching right now for a place to legally relieve their overtaxed bladders. Thankfully, there's an app for those lucky sons of bitches. Or should I say, an a pp? (pee joke, plebs.)

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  7. Dinosaur Pee Is Paleontology’s Newest Mystery

    More like the Land Before Bladders, huh.

    Sometimes when you're a scientist, you do dignified things like name new species or cut the ribbons at a museum. And sometimes it's your job to figure out if and how dinosaurs peed, a paleontological mystery that has been gaining popularity since 2002.

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  8. Mars Colony May Be Built From Bacteria And Astronaut Pee

    Hopefully astronauts don't like asparagus, otherwise "urine" for a surprise

    Obviously we're all hoping that at some point in the future there will be a colony on Mars we can visit in the interests of crazy spring break parties scientific advancement. But would you still want to visit if the Mars Colony was made of bacteria and astronaut pee?

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  9. One Time a Cat Peed on a 15th Century Manuscript While the Monks Weren’t Looking

    But were they catholic monks? Ehhh? Eehhhhhhh?

    Some cats are friendly and others are more territorial, but regardless of differences in personality, all cats have one clear objective: to pee on the things you love. It has always been this way throughout history. For example, here is a page of a medieval manuscript that a cat peed on, making a real mess for one Monk scribe.

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  10. In The Future, Our Robot Butlers Might Have Hearts That Pump Urine

    Well, no wonder they're going to inevitably rise up and revolt!

    Today we learned two things: one, that scientists think that they might be able to channel the chemical properties of urine to conduct electricity, and two, that they've decided to test this out by building robot hearts that pump pee. We're pretty sure that this isn't what The Jetsons had in mind, but we're intrigued nonetheless.

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