MALE researchers into the problem of ‘splashback’ have advised urinating in the sink.
Professor Henry Brubaker, of the Institute for Studies, said: “The toilet bowl is simply too far away from the standing male’s urethra, so mishaps are inevitable.
“On a scientific level it is far more sensible for men to go in the sink. Urine is sterile so it’s not a hygiene issue, it’s totally fine.
“In terms of convenience it’s good too because you don’t need to cross the room to wash your hands afterwards.
“As an added bonus, lots of rooms that don’t have toilets have sinks, for example kitchens and hotel bedrooms. If the sink is at the bottom of the bed you can even urinate without getting up.
“That’s hypothetical of course, I’ve never done that. Well, maybe a couple of times.”