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The numbers add up: Peeing in the shower makes sense

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Christopher Johnson
Jun 14, 2016 17:28
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Go ahead, pee in the shower.

Now IFL Science weighs in on the issue, noting that relieving ourselves while showering can help conserve water.

Still, that 0.875 gallon of water that will escape the shower head in the 21 seconds it takes for the average person to pee is still less than the 1.6 gallons—more in older toilets—used to flush urine away.

It turns out that all mammals, regardless of their size, pee in about 21 seconds.

And for those who wipe when they pee, they could save an entire roll of toilet paper every 50 days.

In other bathroom news, here are 5 ways to poop better.

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