Category: bladder

All mammals weighing more than 2.2 pounds take roughly 20…

All mammals weighing more than 2.2 pounds take roughly 20 seconds to empty their bladders. That includes everything from domestic cats to elephants—and an elephant’s bladder holds several bathtubs worth of urine.

You can die from holding your pee. Astronomer Tycho Brahe was…

You can die from holding your pee. Astronomer Tycho Brahe was reportedly drinking profusely at a royal banquet and refused to go to the bathroom because he’d rather die than be impolite. So he did die from a burst bladder.