New York Phone Box Becomes Emergency Masturbation Stop for "Stressed" Men

By Gary Cutlack on at

The refitting of New York's phone boxes with Wi-Fi connectivity has thrown up one extreme oddity -- a "GuyFi" booth, complete with curtain to ensure the privacy of the user, to allow men to relieve themselves in privacy. Sitting on the pavement. Near real people.

The idea has been assembled by porn and sex enabler Hot Octopus, which says: "The company now invites office workers in desperate need of some downtime to visit the GuyFi booth and find out for themselves how a little break can make a big difference to their wellbeing and productivity."

"Scientists say that male ‘alone time’ reduces depression and stress, as well as increasing self-esteem -- all undeniably beneficial for staying healthy in today’s fast paced and stressful work environment," the announcement adds, explaining that: "A break for as little as 15 minutes can seriously enhance productivity in the work place."

It's all to push the "health benefits of masturbation" they say, although, if you're not in the mood, you could always just use the booth and its complementary connectivity to look at cat photos on Reddit. [Hot Octopus via Ars]

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