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2012-08-17 23:03:36

Bidets Plus now offers the finest bidet available anywhere in the world. The utmost in comfort and convenience comes with Brondell´s new Swash 1000 bidet seat. (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Bidets Plus now offers the finest bidet available anywhere in the world. The utmost in comfort and convenience comes with Brondell´s new Swash 1000 bidet seat. This is by far the best toilet bidet available, with features rarely found in any other bidet. Bidets Plus is proud to offer this excellent...

2012-08-17 23:01:25

Eric Cano, owner of EMJ Cleaning, releases cleaning strategies for homeowners on properly disinfecting one of the most neglected areas in the home: the bathroom. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 EMJ Cleaning is an Atlanta house cleaning company that has been serving homes and office buildings for over 10 years. After surveying a pool of homeowners about their cleaning methods, EMJ owner Eric Cano realized that the majority had been frequently neglecting to disinfect their bathrooms. As a...

Toilet Science: Gates Foundation Challenges Scientists To Think Green
2012-08-15 08:56:31

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Modern sanitation is a major problem for nearly a third of the world´s population. To attack the issue head on, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has called forth on scientists to reinvent an everyday object that many of us take for granted: the toilet. Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates announced during a technology showcase in Seattle this week that his foundation would allot further funding...

Waste Not, Want Not: Researchers Turn Poo Into Energy
2012-06-27 05:49:19

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com While some great thoughts emerge in the bathroom, there is one great idea that was inspired by the bathroom. Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have decided to harness the power of poo, by turning it into electricity and fertilizer. “Having the human waste separated at source and processed on-site would lower costs needed in recovering resources, as treating mixed waste is energy intensive and not cost-effective,” Wang...

2012-06-01 23:00:34

The Squatty Potty is no ordinary bathroom utility. "It works!" said the host of a major national television health show of The Squatty Potty, a product developed in the home garage of Bill and Judy Edwards. (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 The Squatty Potty is no ordinary bathroom utility. In fact, the stool lauded “perfect for pooping” was recently featured on a major national television health show for its simplicity and efficiency in helping those looking for a better bathroom...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'