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Only in America: DUI-deterring urinal cakes

Colorado bars start using patrons' pee to measure drunkenness — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

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.