All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Toilets’

Mr. Poo Is India’s Anti-Public Defecation Mascot

Warning: Those who have a weak stomach should not read this story. According to Unicef, around 620 million people (half the population) in India alone poops in public; that’s around 143,300,482 lbs. of feces every day. The rampant rise of excrement leads to higher risks in bacterial and virus contaminations of water, which is, to say the least, very unhealthy …

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Toilet Of The Future Brings A Flush Of Excitement

Despite assuming “The Thinker” position at least a couple times a day, the average person probably rarely ponders that our toilets signal how far we’ve come as a species. Our nearest relations in the animal world fling their feces at each other. Meanwhile, we are meticulously planning for the toilets of tomorrow. There are a few notable designs that have …

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A New Reason To Take Your iPad Into The Bathroom [CES 2013]

The Consumer Electronics Show is always full of wonderful inventions, and this year has been no different (well, I guess that depends on who you ask). This year, event-goers got to catch a glimpse of CTA Digital’s iPotty, a training toilet for children, that includes an iPad dock. “It’s obviously about potty training your kid, and doing it in an …

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This Smart Toilet Is Japanese Innovation At Its Best

One of the major buzzwords in tech for the past few years has been smart. Since the advent of the smartphone, everything else must become start as well – smart TVs, smart cars, smart toilet paper, etc. That being said, it seems somewhat ridiculous that nobody has created the smart toilet yet. Thankfully, some geniuses in Japan have corrected this …

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Toilets Are Like Facebook According To This Parody Of Facebook’s “Chairs” Commercial

Last week, Facebook announced that it surpassed a billion monthly active visitors. To celebrate this landmark in social media history, the company also launched its first-ever television ad. In the ad, Facebook compared itself to chairs. This, naturally, led to a lot of jokes and otherwise witty banter about Facebook (much of which included Clint Eastwood references). Now, the parodies …

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Toilet Of The Future Has Been Selected By Bill Gates (Here’s What It Looks Like)

What will the toilet of the future look like? How will it work? These are questions the Bill & Linda Gates foundation sought the answers to with its “Reinventing the Toilet” initiative. Now, the Foundation has selected a winner for its “Toilet Fair,” a competition designed to encourage breakthroughs in the toilet and sanitation space. First, a little background. “Poop. …

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