Pee dartboards toilet-train lads to improve their aim

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Friday 21 June 2013

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 […]

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The Evolution of Toilet Use

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Tuesday 18 December 2012

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.

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China’s new toilet seat hotel

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By Low Lai Chow in Architecture on Tuesday 11 December 2012

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.

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Toilet roll installations by Sakir Gökcebag

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 2 November 2012

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.

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The Last Myself

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By Juan Perno and Diego Agulló in Video on Thursday 22 September 2011

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.

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