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Suwon, South Korea
Mr. Toilet House
The toilet-shaped house of South Korea's sanitation pioneer is now a museum to the john.
Added by bitstory
The Surprisingly Recent Innovation of the Toilet Duck
It wasn't with us until the '80s.
July 21, 2017
Stoke Heath, England
The Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
A slightly surreal menagerie of structures that were lovingly spared from demolition and reconstructed in a field.
Added by Capemarsh
Don't Put Your Popcorn Under an Automatic Hand Dryer
Patrons of one Philadelphia movie theater are learning this the hard way.
June 28, 2017
Found: A Viking Toilet, the Oldest Bathroom in Denmark
This new discovery goes against previous ideas of Viking bathroom culture.
June 23, 2017
The Battle of the Golden Toilets
When art collectives feud, we all win.
May 09, 2017
Found: Hidden Golden Toilets With a Political Message
Some puckish politico has placed them across Indiana.
May 03, 2017
Found: An Unusually Beautiful Bathroom Hidden Beneath a Factory Floor
They are nice sinks.
April 27, 2017
It Was Once Someone's Job to Chat With the King While He Used the Toilet
"Groom of the Stool" could be a crappy role, but it came with great benefits.
April 06, 2017
Why We Think Outhouses All Had Crescent Moons in Their Doors
The classic symbol of an outdoor toilet was probably just made up.
March 28, 2017
The Rise of the Luxurious Suburban Master Bathroom
How a utilitarian room turned into a pleasure palace.
January 17, 2017
Museum of Historical Chamber Pots and Toilets
Dedicated to the unsung history of human waste.
Added by ahvenas
Found: Pot (Lots of Pot) in a Porta-Potty
It's not clear how it got there.
August 12, 2016
New York, New York
Keith Haring's 'Once Upon a Time' Bathroom Mural
A masterpiece of LGBT art has been restored in what may now be the most valuable restroom in America.
Added by James Henry
London's Real Estate Is So Nuts that Businesses Are Opening in Public Toilets
Why bars in former toilets should be a call to arms in the battle for public loos.
May 31, 2016
Ravenglass Roman Bath House
These Roman ruins in England’s Lake District are 2,000 years old, but look pretty good for their age.
Added by escapade1935
Beijing's Latest 'Toilet Revolution' Includes ATMs and Free Wifi
They're getting fancy.
May 02, 2016
Where once there was a train station bathroom, there is now this German burger joint.
Added by captainsensible
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