Category: Toilets

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Spacey commode

The sun goes down, the day turns to night. You look up at the stars and see a light moving faster than the others – is it a satellite? A plane? The space station? Ooh, ooh it’s the space station! And, of course, your first thought is always, how do...

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Snakey Starbucks surprise

In the news this week is the story of a Texan man who was startled by a snake at his local Starbucks when he went to use the loo. Bruce Ahlswede responded as anyone would – he called in staff and his wife to take a look. Fortunately, the snake...

P Planter San Francisco 0

Friday Flush 14-06-2013

All the loo news you never knew you wanted! Sit down, you brute! The county council of Sormland, Sweden, is calling on men to sit down while they pee in order to reduce ‘spills’ and increase hygiene. Opponents to the proposal say that sitting down reduces men’s ability to ‘shake...

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Friday Flush 16.Nov.2012

Watch out! Once again, it’s time for a round up of all the news you never knew you needed to know! Lifehacker challenge The winner of this week’s Macgyver challenge at Lifehacker shows how you can repurpose toilet rolls to make a bits-and-bobs holder. Honourable mentions went to a lamp...

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Friday Flush 6 July 2012

Welcome to your semi-regular dump of all the loo news you didn’t know you needed! First up, Liberian journos are being called on to report more extensively on water and sanitation issues. The president of the Press Union of Liberia made the remarks at a 3 day workshop for WASH...

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Tuesday Turd

Your weekly round up of all the loo news you never knew you needed. Governments commit to WASH In a week that bodes well for WASH projects, Australian PM Julia Gillard has announced additional funding for the Civil Society Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Fund, providing $97million of funding to WASH...

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Friday flush 15 June 2012

Ten tonnes of toilet paper aflame! Luckily this didn’t end up with anyone hurt, but in Ohio a trailer carrying ten tonnes of toilet paper caught alight, spilling the cargo onto the highway. Holy flaming bog roll! Indian railways committed to loos Utilising World Environment Day, Indian railways have proclaimed...

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Friday Flush, 8 June 2012

(Posting from sunny Cairns on the ol iPod so links may not work!) Water seems like a pretty fundamental human right – most nations agree and finally Canada is on board. The Gates Foundation is sponsoring research into low cost toileting systems – a phenomenal opportunity for people involved in...

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Friday Flush – 1 June 2012

Welcome back to the boglogger’s Friday Flush! Catch up on the web’s premier round up of global loo news! To Pee or Not to Pee First up, a debate in the UK about whether or not it is acceptable to urinate in public. You can read the full article here,...

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Booze Bar and Black

Even if you haven’t been to the newly re-opened Beresford yet, no doubt you’ve heard about its sexy curved bar, its naff wine list (organised into cheap, decent, good), and, of course, its magnificent loos. You’ve heard about the loos, right? First, a word about how I ended up in...