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Colorado officials have installed “interactive urinal cakes” in about 15 bars that remind peeing men not to drive drunk.

Do urinal cakes save lives?Colorado officials have installed “interactive urinal cakes” in about 15 bars that remind peeing men not to drive drunk. The cakes detect whether the man can keep a constant stream of urine on the cake, and rate his inebriation from “tipsy” to “uh...where are your pants?” Officials say they believe the “new education campaign” has cut down on both DUI arrests and fatalities.

Too many church bells ruin marriageA Rhode Island man is suing his local church, claiming that its ringing bells ruined his marriage. John Devaney says the gonging of St. Thomas More Catholic Parish’s bells 700 times a week put him in a bad mood and led to arguments with his wife. Devaney wants the bell-ringing reduced, but church officials say they will fight his “personal, inappropriate attacks.”

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