A key to entrepreneurial success is being unafraid to be great while also being unafraid to fail. The "pee straight funnel," without a doubt, will fail as a commercial item -- but that doesn't mean it's not great.
Imagine being trapped in a car stuck in a culvert amid heavy rain. The water level slowly rises, starting from the knees. You call the police. One hour passes. It's at your neck. Two hours. Your mouth. And still, no signs of rescuers...
In many places, urinals are more of an idea, an abstraction, than a physical thing. How else to explain, in many of the more derelict public facilities, the puddles of urine everywhere, the sticky floor, the rivulets of pee that flow in circles?
Last month, Conde Nast readers chose Shenzhen and Guangzhou as among the world's unfriendliest cities. You know who disagrees? State-owned Shenzhen Evening News, which published a rather incredible article on August 6.