If you ever think you’re game enough to use a portable toilet at a festival, don’t. You can wait, trust me. Just this week a woman at Cornwall’s Newlyn Fish Festival decided she needed to use a nearby portable toilet but while she was doing her business inside the cramped quarters, a forklift driver picked up that portable loo and transported her to the other side of the harbour.
Having a bad day? It’s about to get a whole lot worse when we tell you just how easy it is for a rat – yes a RAT! – to make it into your toilet.
Triple W is a Japanese startup based in California that has developed a nifty wearable device to predict your bowel movements and give you a 10-minute notice to find a toilet soon. Called D Free, the device is attached to your stomach and connected to an app on your smartphone.
Public toilets for dogs sound like a great idea, especially in towns like El Vendrell in northern Spain where pet owners can be fined up to €750 for neglecting to pick up their dogs’ waste. Located along one of its busy thoroughfare, the stainless steel contraption consists of two sections installed side by side – a doggy potty and a doggy urinal.
Trust the folks from Luckies to come up with a product like Hot Shots. These self adhesive dartboard-like targets for the toilet are heat sensitive — to show where the, er, warm pee lands — and are perfectly designed to get lads to work on their aim in the loo. The site carries additional suggestions […]
How far we’ve come as a human race. From inventing toilet paper in AD600 to having indoor plumbing in 1860, nothing could have prepared us next milestone of toilet habits: Twitter — as this photo that accompanied a Slate article said it all.
Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort, which opens in Jan 2013, has an unusual design that’s seen it being compared — rather unkindly — to a toilet seat. Which puts it in similar company with another building in Suzhou, which has been dubbed a pair of underpants. People can be mean.
Every person, every object has the potential to be great. This includes, er, toilet paper. Turkish artist Sakir Gökcebag, who is based in Hamburg, has an installation project, Trans-Layers, with toilet rolls sprawled across walls and dangling down from ceilings with pretty grand results. This really makes us want to doll up our bathroom walls with toilet rolls.
The Last Myself is a project about the tautology of watching one’s own reflection in the mirror while saying one’s own name. It’s an exploration how your identity reveals itself through the echo of repetition. You are invited to repeat your name in front of the mirror while recording yourself with the camera, staying open to the revelations that will follow.