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Today is World Toilet Day

First celebrate hard. Give a crap! It’s world toilet day. November 19th. Toto – The Greatest “Washlets” Some of you might know what Toto makes as a “shitter”, but these are really more than that. They’re also not just toilets either. They are Washlets and people who visit Japan, love these. They make sounds when you need a disguise something, they also shoot a perfect stream to clean your privates when you’re done doing number 2. This article just talks about Toto and their slowly growing market. The toilets start at $900 which is steep and perhaps they’ll hit better in Europe. (Google – Toto)

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Strange Senior Toilet Tools – Robohelper

We suppose this will come in handy for most of us one day. It’s a bidet system that’ll work while you sleep. A search turned up no video, but here are a few photos. Leave it to the clever inventors at MUSCLE Corp who figured this contraption out. It’s called a Robohelper and although it doesn’t look robotic, it may help caregivers everywhere… or will it? (NYDailynews)

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Toto Toilet Bike

Take a dump and drive further! No, not really. The Toto toilet cycle actually uses waste from livestock and sewage. On a full tank this vehicle can go 180 miles. (NY Daily News – Toto) We actually wrote about the man who travelled Japan in this same bike. (GR – Toto)

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World’s Largest Toilet – Japan

This is an odd sight. A toilet in a garden, but beyond the garden is a fence and this is all one large bathroom that’s outdoors. Will you be comfortable letting loose in a space that’s open air with glass walls? No one will be watching since this is all one large private room, but it’s a feeling that’s odd. It’s in Ichihara and is only for women to use. (Forbes – Toilet)  

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