11/12/2014 12:11 GMT | Updated 12/12/2014 09:59 GMT

Here's Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid To Sit Down On A Public Toilet

Have you ever spent five minutes building a nest of loo roll on a public toilet seat before answering nature's call? Or do you just attempt the awkward hover and hope for the best? (It never ends well, trust us.)


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According to science (that's right, it's official), you have been wasting your time. Here's why you should just brave it and sit your bum down on that dodgy looking plastic.