Latest Washroom Stories

2009-10-15 12:10:51

People are more likely to wash their hands when they have been shamed into it, according to a study by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

2009-10-06 08:24:00


2009-09-30 07:35:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- ShowerBuddy, the newest addition to the Durable Medical Equipment industry, has been making waves and creating headlines internationally. ShowerBuddy products, now available throughout North America, are designed with the disabled and elderly in mind.

2009-09-29 14:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- When 14,000 environmental thought leaders convene at the annual West Coast Green conference in San Francisco from October 1st to 3rd, attendees will be able to witness firsthand Brondell's newly launched Perfect Flush water saving technology.

2009-09-24 14:02:56

Police in Virginia say they are searching for a vandal who damaged urinals and posed as a plumber in at least seven Fredericksburg restaurants. Natatia Bledsoe, a police spokeswoman, said the man damaged urinals in at least seven restaurants in the Central Park area Friday and posed as a plumber in an attempt to get the eateries to pay him to fix the toilets, The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star reported Thursday. Bledsoe said only one restaurant, Carlos O'Kellys, paid the man between $250 and...

2009-09-15 08:30:00

WOODRIDGE, Ill., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Remodeling a bathroom continues to be among the most valuable and beneficial changes in a home. In fact, according to a recent Cost vs.

2009-09-02 22:26:26

Users of some public toilets in Sweden must receive a code for payment before they can get down to business in Malmo's Folkets Park, the park manager said. Sverker Haraldsson said the new toilet is a safe facility and a good idea. The country's Data Inspection Board approved the automated payment system, which uses text messages. Those entering the public toilets must send a message to a number on the toilet door.

2009-08-31 18:50:06

Biman Bangladesh Airlines said a flight from the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, to London was delayed for 10 hours due to clogged toilets. Airline officials said workers spent two hours Sunday clearing the plane's five toilets, which were clogged with paper cups and other garbage flushed by passengers, and the flight was delayed by a further eight hours to comply with a night flight ban at London's Heathrow Airport, the BBC reported Monday. Passengers threw bottles, cups, tissue papers and...

2009-08-28 23:01:00

LONDON, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Click Bathrooms (http://www.clickbathrooms.co.uk/), the UK's leading bathroom suites and bathroom accessories provider, has announced that its bathroom showroom in Sheffield has officially opened.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.