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Pocket Urinal Makes Any Time a Good Time to Go


They say necessity is the mother of invention. And, as we all know, sometimes nothing is more of a necessity than finding the nearest public restroom.

A clever entrepreneur has found a solution for that problem by introducing a product: Go Guy from U-R-IN Control, a pocket urinal that fits in the palm of your hand. It’s billed as easy to use and easy to dispose of and comes with a handy hand wipe for quick clean-up.

The company reports that one Rhode Island police department is already using the products —   giving them to folks who find themselves in need of a potty break while otherwise detained (such as  in the back of a police car).

The company also claims it could save cities millions of dollars in clean-up costs if the Go-Guy were handed out to the homeless.

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Chad Brooks

Chad Brooks is a Chicago-based freelance writer who has nearly 15 years experience in the media business. A graduate of Indiana University, he spent nearly a decade as a staff reporter for the Daily Herald in suburban Chicago, covering a wide array of topics including, local and state government, crime, the legal system and education. Following his years at the newspaper Chad worked in public relations, helping promote small businesses throughout the U.S. Follow him on Twitter.