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Was Going to
Spend $1.7M on
in case you missed it
Oct 23, 2022 4:50 PM CDT
San Francisco Was Going to Spend $1.7M on Single-Toilet Public Restroom
Although, that plan may be changing after uproar
- Ever since the Noe Valley Town Square opened in San Francisco in 2016, families have been urging the city to install a bathroom in the plaza. San Francisco says it's going to do just that. At a cost of $1.7 million. By 2025. The odd story surfaced courtesy...
New Anti-Sex Toilets
Will Cost Town $200K
Aug 18, 2019 11:56 AM CDT
New Anti-Sex Toilets Will Cost Town $200K
Porthcawl's robo-toilet plan is garnering media attention
- Like public toilets? You're in a minority, but if so, consider a trip to the Welsh town of Porthcawl—where officials are planning some pretty extreme robo-toilets in Griffin Park, Wales Online reports. The new loos will offer security features designed to hinder violence, vandalism, sleeping, and anything two...
Beijing Brings in
Apr 3, 2017 12:07 AM CDT
Beijing Brings in 'Toilet Revolution'
It includes facial recognition toilet paper dispensers
- Fed up with the theft of toilet paper from public bathrooms, tourism authorities in China's capital have begun using facial recognition technology to limit how much paper a person can take. The unusual move—part of a "toilet revolution"—is another step in China's vast upgrading...
An Indian City Is
Paying People to
Use Its Toilets
Jun 10, 2015 11:22 AM CDT
An Indian City Is Paying People to Use Its Toilets
Officials hope the offer deters public defecation in Ahmedabad
- Going to the bathroom isn't just universal. In one Indian city, it's also lucrative. Officials in Ahmedabad are paying residents to use public toilets in an effort to keep open areas free of urine and human waste. Their slogan: "Take a pee and get a rupee."...
Almost All the Bathrooms
in This Country Are 'Wrong'
Oct 30, 2014 1:05 PM CDT
Almost All the Bathrooms in This Country Are 'Wrong'
Rick Paulas explains why
- You have until tomorrow to vote on the winner of this year's " America's Best Restroom " contest, but Rick Paulas has news for you—nearly all of the bathrooms in America are complete failures. He runs down his reasoning at
Get Paid $100 a Day...
to Review Public Toilets
Nov 16, 2013 12:07 PM CST
Get Paid $100 a Day... to Review Public Toilets
ToiletFinder.com looking for a copywriter
- Need some extra cash? If you live in New York and are willing to spend a lot of time in public restrooms, you can earn $100 a day for reviewing the facilities, the Daily Dot reports. Michael Li, the creator of ToiletFinder.com , which helps people find nearby restrooms, makes...
Only 2 Flies
May 23, 2012 5:19 PM CDT
New Rule for Beijing Public Toilets: Only 2 Flies
China's capital seeks to clean up bathrooms
- The Chinese government is implementing new rules to spruce up its capital city's notoriously dirty public bathrooms. The weirdest of the bunch: a toilet in Beijing can be home to a maximum of two flies, reports the BBC . It's not clear how rigidly the measures will be enforced,...
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