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2010-04-16 07:00:00

MORROW, Ga., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In a fast paced and ever-changing society, cultivating ways to infuse peace and tranquility into daily routines can sometimes be a challenge. Today's homeowners long to bring the indulgences they experience in hotels and spas into their own homes, as the modern day bathroom has moved far past simply a shower and a shave. Creating a peaceful bathroom sanctuary can help introduce small luxuries into life and is sure to elevate one's mood and outlook....

2010-04-15 23:00:00

CHICAGO, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Coway will revolutionize bathroom culture at KBIS 2010 with their Premium Bidet product line. After a year of research and development, the Coway's bidet, especially the BA13 model, has been designed with U.S. customers in mind, and is intended to change the way Americans think of bidets. Now, along with the steam shower, multi-jet whirlpool, and separate wet room, Americans will consider the bidet as a must-have item to upgrade their bathroom. Installing...

2010-04-08 05:18:00

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Modern Technologies Corporation (AMTC) has announced today the availability of a water saving green urinal handle for the commercial restroom. The HALF-FLUSH retrofit flush handle for urinals is an industry first. It is designed to reduce the flush volume of a urinal by one half. In addition to their HALF-FLUSH retrofit urinal handle, AMTC also offers a solution for the toilet. AMTC's DUALFLUSH retrofit flush handle for toilets...

2010-03-30 08:00:00

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Bemis Manufacturing Company, the world leader in toilet seat engineering and design, has extended its popular commercial toilet seat fastening system to the metal hinge products in its residential Mayfair® Designer Series(TM) of molded wood toilet seats. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100330/CG75647) The STA-TITE® Seat Fastening System(TM), which eliminates the problem of loose and wobbly...

2010-03-29 04:00:00

GIBRALTAR, England, March 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Strange things happen everywhere and on the toilet is no exception. From snakes in the bowl to babies' births and jackpot winners in between, no one is safe from oddity when sitting on the toilet. Strange things happen all the time, but it's not every day that something this strange happens while sitting on the toilet seat. A seven foot python was removed the other day after it was found peeking out of a toilet bowl in Howard...

2010-03-10 15:12:00

CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Niagara Conservation, a leading manufacturer of water- and energy-saving products, continues to revolutionize the conservation landscape with the introduction of the Stealth System product kit. The Stealth System includes the ultra-high-efficiency (UHET) Stealth toilet, which is EPA Water Sense® certified and the first and only toilet available with the ability to achieve a powerful, quiet flush using just 0.8 gallons of...

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2010-03-10 14:14:36

People in seven European countries have positive attitudes toward a new eco-friendly toilet that could substantially reduce pollution problems and conserve water and nutrients, scientists in Switzerland are reporting. Their article, which calls on authorities to give wider support for the innovative toilet technology, is in ACS' Environmental Science & Technology, a semi-monthly journal. Judit Lienert and Tove Larsen note in the article that the so-called NoMix toilet collects urine...

2010-02-27 17:47:00

TRENARY, Mich., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Vancouver, British Columbia was not the only city celebrating major athletic accomplishments this weekend! Charmin participated in the Seventeenth Annual Trenary, MI Outhouse Classic, where thousands of attendees came to watch and cheer for the "fastest outdoor bathroom." (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100227/NY62120 ) "We were extremely excited for Charmin to compete in our annual outhouse race," stated Dianne Peterson of the...

2010-02-09 06:40:00

GAINESVILLE, Ga., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- It started with a toilet that wouldn't quit running. WWII veteran Jack Mitchell and his wife had remodeled their home, and the flapper in the new toilet tank was sticking open. Money - in the form of a growing water bill - was being flushed down the toilet. Mitchell decided to put a stop to it and got to work designing a better float valve. Two years later, the octogenarian had not only solved his own problem, he had invented a way to reduce water...

2010-01-25 13:01:53

Considered a dermatological nuisance that was long gone, skin irritations caused by toilet seats appear to be making a comeback in pediatricians' offices, according to research led by Johns Hopkins Children's Center investigator Bernard Cohen, M.D. "Toilet seat dermatitis is one of those legendary conditions described in medical textbooks and seen in underdeveloped countries, but one that younger pediatricians have not come across in their daily practice," says Cohen, director of pediatric...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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