Backsplash Problems: The Right Way To Use A Urinal
You're taking a leak and before you know it, your stream is trailing across your shoes and backsplashing your jeans. Here's the solution to your problems! Happy International Men's Day! Happy also World Toilet Day!
"Men Do Not Really Have Control Over Their Free-Flowing Urine At All."
Backsplash Is The Mixture Of Urine And Water That Gets Thrown In The Air (And Sometimes On Slacks) When Men Pee Standing Up
Researchers Found That The Problem Is That At A Certain Distance The Pee Stream Breaks Up Into Individual Large Droplets, Each Drop Causing Its Own Backsplash
Apparently, The More Horizontal The Stream, The More The Splash
How Close You Stand Is Crucial To Keeping Your Wild Stream At Bay
After your pee travels so far in the air, that straight blast starts to break up into droplets. These beads of water cause more splatter than a steady flow because they generate “splash crowns” when they hit a surface, which produce small drips that rain upon you, says study author Tadd Truscott, Ph.D.menshealth.com
The Trick: Aim Your Pee Stream Closer To The Sides Of The Urinal At A Downward Slant
Your point of attack is critical. Aim your pee stream closer to the sides of the urinal at a downward slant, and you decrease the “impact angle.” (Check out this mesmerizing video to see it in action.) It’s like keeping the foam out of your beer: Pour it down the side of the glass instead of straight in.menshealth.com
INFOGRAPHIC: The Right Way To Use A Urinal