Posts Tagged ‘toilet’

Your Beverage Ice Is Dirtier Than Toilet Water

You may want to consider ordering your drink without ice next time you’re at a fast food restaurant (or any place): “I found that 70-percent of the time, the ice from the fast food restaurant’s contain more bacteria than the fast food restaurant’s toilet water,” Roberts told local station 10 News in Tampa. How did […]

More On Cell Phones vs. Toilets

India has 919 million [pdf] mobile phone users as of March 2012. That’s out of a 1.2 billion (per Wikipedia) population. That’s about 75% of the population. Less than 50% of homes have toilets in India. It’s even worse for women in India to the point of a Right to Pee campaign. I’ve touched on […]

Bill Gates Thinks Toilets

I’ve twice (once, twice) mentioned the lack of sanitation for many people in this world. We’re about at the point where more people have cell phones than access to toilets. Bill Gates is now making it a priority to fix this problem. Kudos. This could save many lives.

Comic: Men’s Room Zones

When is it acceptable to open your fly or start unfastening your pants in the men’s room?

More On Cell Phones And Toilets

Last month I briefly touched upon the correlation between cell phones and toilets. My influence was coincidentally reading a story on third-world water sanitation a day or so before stumbling upon the cell phone statistics. Now the UN is reporting in India more people have access to cell phones than toilets. To briefly recap: I […]

Google’s Toilet Preferences

I wonder if Google’s privacy policy applies to the settings on their bathroom gadgets. That said, I still don’t feel comfortable with any toilet that has an oscillating button. [Photo Credit: Eszter]