There are three kinds of men. The one that learns by reading. The few who learn by observation.
Become a fan of Slashdot on Facebook. You're protected by the resistance from the gaps in the stream, but sufficient voltage or proximity will overcome that. There's plenty of voltage in some currents to jump between streams of urine, but -- apparently -- not enough in a third rail of whatever train track they tested on Mythbusters.
A Brooklyn, N. Matthew Zeno, 30, was returning home from a bar early Monday morning July 8 when he chose to relieve himself along the G-train subway line, according to the New York Post. But some analysts are throwing cold water on these kinds of reports, saying it's not possible to be electrocuted by urinating on an electric line.
One frat boy climbed to the top of a transformer. That alone was an obviously bad idea, but it got worse when he urinated on the transformer on which he stood. As if electrocution via genitalia wasn't bad enough, consider his motivation to pee: a wasp nest "target" attached to the transformer. Needless to say, the wasps were the lesser of his worries.
Last night, Little DFW the oldest was debating whether or not he should shower with a thunderstorm rolling in. Somehow, he got on the topic of peeing on an electric fence and was wondering if it made your pee-pee stand up. I told him "How would I know?
Snopes needs your help! Learn more. Photograph shows a patient who received a severe penile burn from urinating on an electric fence.
I think the younger generation really missed out on the era of great cowboys. If the show had horses, gunfights, dust, cactus and outlaws, I was all in. In the early days of TV the stories were as black and white as the picture. The good guys always stood up to the bad guys and the bad guys always chickened out.
Will Rogers, who died in a plane crash with Wylie Post inwas probably the greatest political sage this country has ever known. Enjoy the following quotes: Never slap a man who's chewing tobacco. Never kick a cow chip on a hot day.