Our leading scientists and magicians have discovered a new weapon in our endless war against the noble pus and the creeping gangrene! Now the warlocks and alchemists have convened and returned with a dictum from the royal societies: in our sickholes, hermitages and sanitariums, medics and surgeons are told to "wash their hands" between treating patients. This revolution in the treatment of the humors is being broadcast today as an urgent message on the front page of the New York Times and other outlets often consumed by learned people and practitioners of the arts of health. What magicks will our modern society invent next? Such wonders! The doctors credit [...]
"A German company says it has designed the world's first pocket urinal for women," reports Der Speigel. "The disposable Ladybag is a plastic bag fitted with absorbent polymers that turn urine into a gel." The gel can absorb half-a-liter of pee, but the bag itself can hold up to a full liter-though, and thank god, "The Ladybag is recommended for one-time use." Designed by Eva Tinter for KETS GmbH, the Ladybag is a follow-up product to the "Roadbag" for men, which has sold over 400,000 units since its launch two years ago, and, if I'm not mistaken, was also your mom's nickname in high school.