Viggo Hansen, a substitute member of the council and author of the motion that would eventually force Swedish men to pee sitting down, claims that the custom is more hygienic, preventing bathroom users from having to navigate around golden puddles of urine on their way to the toilet.
(CNSNews.com) – On the last day of testimony before the prosecution rests in the murder trial of abortionist Kermit Gosnell, a former worker at Gosnell’s clinic testified that she saw one late-term baby who survived an abortion “swimming” in a toilet and “trying to get out.”
Kareema Cross, a “medical assistant” who worked at Gosnell’s Women’s Medical Society clinic for four-and-a-half years, testified in a Philadelphia court today, telling of the horrors of [...]
Court overturned rape conviction where man ‘forced tongue kissed’ woman
Reversed 1998 ruling defining rape as any unwanted sexual penetration
‘Forced kiss’ to be considered indecent assault, say Dutch Supreme Court
A forced kiss will no longer be considered rape in the Netherlands, a court ruled today.
The Dutch Supreme Court narrowed its definition of rape, saying that a ‘forced tongue kiss’ should no longer be regarded among the worst forms of sexual assault.
Microsoft co-founder turned global philanthropist Bill Gates on Tuesday launched a search for a new toilet better suited to developing countries.
The charitable foundation founded by Gates and his wife kicked off a “Reinvent the Toilet Fair” in Seattle and awarded prizes for promising innovations.
“Toilets are extremely important for public health and, when you think of it, even human dignity,” Gates said in a statement at thegatesnotes.com.
“The flush toilets we use [...]
A fire has taken hold of Weymouth Pavilion which houses the Olympic Media Centre.
It’s believed it began in a toilet in the building and quickly spread to other parts. All the media preparing to broadcast from the site have been evacuated, as have members of the public around the building.
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Fire said to have been started deliberately. Our entire live operation in Weymouth has ground to halt as [...]
When she earned the title of World’s Fattest Woman last year, Pauline Potter hit rock bottom.
Back then, the bedridden 52st mum – whose legs weigh over 10st each – entered the Guinness Book Of Records to shame herself into dieting, but instead her 10,000 calorie-a-day diet escalated.
Shockingly, she couldn’t stand and relied on her son, Dillion, 19, to take her to the toilet.
But when her ex-husband Alex saw Pauline’s record-breaking entry, he [...]
Forensic team now waiting for alleged thief to ‘pass’ stone
Clerk spotted customer trying to swap valuable gem for another stone
A suspected jewellery store thief accused of swallowing a $20,000 diamond is being held by police – who are now waiting for the stone to pass through his body.
The alleged thief is accused of swallowing the stone at Precision Jewellers in Windsor, Ontario, after realising store staff had clocked his scheme [...]
For many people, the idea of dangling over a vast lift shaft is terrifying enough.
But for the owners of this incredible penthouse, it is something they will have to endure every time they sit on their toilet.
As these stunning pictures show, the bathroom of the new home is situated on top of an unused 15-storey elevator shaft.
Terrifying: The bathroom of this stunning new penthouse in Guadalajara, México, is situated on [...]
A San Diego college student revealed today how he was forced to drink his own urine to survive after federal drug agents forgot him and left him in a holding cell for five days without food, water or access to a toilet.
Daniel Chong, 24 also said that he bit into his glasses to break them and tried to use a shard to scratch ‘Sorry Mom’ into his arm, according to U-T San Diego.
EAST WILLISTON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Schools in Nassau County have joined together to try and flush away a new fee they say will literally drain their budgets.
Every flush in every school could soon cost taxpayers, thanks to a new sewer use fee. However, school districts are fighting back against what they’ve dubbed a “toilet tax,” reports CBS 2’s Carolyn Gusoff.
“It is absurd,” East Williston School Board President Mark Kamberg said Tuesday.
Seconds before impact, mother-to-be, 27, stepped into cabana to use the toilet
Husband witnesses tragedy unfold at the exclusive Riverside Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
A pregnant woman has died after a car veered off the road and crashed into a swimming pool cabana at an exclusive hotel.
Alanna Demella, 27 – who was due to give birth in two months – was stuck at the Riverside Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, according to a [...]
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The creators of South Park have lampooned just about every authority figure going, so it was only a matter of time before they turned their attention to the TSA.
A man arrested this week in North Carolina may have stashed a .38 barrel revolver in his rectum, according to police, who reported that the unloaded 10-inch weapon was not discovered until after the suspect had been booked into a cell in the county jail.
Michael Leon Ward, a 22-year-old Georgia resident, was arrested Monday after a trooper spotted him speeding. Ward, who resisted arrest, was subdued with the help of [...]
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The victim’s abdomen became infected and she was forced to see another doctor.
A San Francisco man who allegedly posed as a doctor and performed liposuction on an unsuspecting woman then flushed the fat down her toilet was arrested Thursday and is facing several felony charges, prosecutors said today.
Carlos Guzmangarza, 49, also known as Carlos Guzman, allegedly operated a dermatology clinic in the 2500 block of [...]
(AFP) BEIJING — Gucci said it had “replaced” senior managers in China and was reviewing its business practices after former staff at a flagship store said they were abused so badly that some suffered miscarriages.
The Italian fashion label issued a statement late Tuesday after Chinese media said some former employees at the store in the southern boom town of Shenzhen claimed they had to ask [...]
A Vancouver restaurant has come up with an interesting solution to the men-can’t-aim problem: Ban men from peeing standing up.
Recently, my wife and I had brunch at the Edible Canada bistro on Granville Island. When I went to use the facilities, I was surprised to see just one unisex bathroom with about six private stalls and a communal sink area.
Even more surprising, though, was the sign above [...]
New London — The city turned off the water at the new whale tail fountain over the weekend after someone reportedly defecated in the water.
“People are using the tail as a latrine,” Evelyn Louziotis said. “It’s an $11 million bathroom.”
“It’s sad,” City Councilor Michael Buscetto III said during Monday’s City Council meeting. “It’s two steps forward and three steps backward. There are people in the city [...]
PORTLAND, Ore. – A mail carrier who was caught using a yard as his personal toilet will not be fired.
The incident happened last month at a home in southeast Portland and a neighbor, Don Derfler, captured the man in the act with his camera.
Derfler had been waiting for his babysitter when he saw his mailman acting odd at his neighbor’s house across the street. The postal [...]
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — A homeless man was dead after a woman discovered him inside her Fayetteville apartment, which was in a house that had been broken up into several apartments. Fayetteville police said John Standridge entered the woman’s apartment to use the bathroom.
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And NOW JAPAN admits to lying about radiation because they didn’t want panic! WHAT ABOUT LIVES?!
Anyways does the rate hike pushback have anything to do with the economy going down the toilet?? Jobs are gone…. game over folks!
Small business owner here.
Had a shitty end of 08 and almost went out of business in 09.
Started 2010 as best year ever, but heading into same flux as 08. Not a good sign!
I cater to the existing residential market. They have slowed spending greatly, meaning confidence is diminishing rapidly once again.
Here we go again!!!
I barely stayed in business through the first wave, I’m done if this stretch continues.
This economy can’t [...]
But the media spin machine is in high gear…
This morning Yahoo Headlines….
India’s economy grows at fastest pace in 2 years
Poland’s economy grew 0.5 percent in 1st quarter
Japan factory output up for second straight month…
Looks like the world economy is recovering quite nicely even though NO POLICY changes have been made that will fend off the inevitable….(Apparently it’s OK for the suckers to jump back in (everything is gonna be alright)
The airline is introducing a “toilet tax,” which will force fliers to pay one euro to use the toilet. The toilets will be coin-operated, WalletPop UK reports. The airline is also reducing the number of toilets on its planes to a mere one.
“By charging for the toilets we are hoping to change passenger behaviour so that they use the bathroom before or after the flight,” spokesman Stephen [...]
Goldman Sachs spent $2,830,000 on lobbying efforts
J P Morgan Co. spent $1,218,000 in 2009
J P Morgan Securities spent $1,280,000 in 2009
J P Morgan Chase spent $6,170,000 in 2009
Bank of America spent $3,570,000 in 2009
Citi Group spent $5,500,000 in 2009
American International Group (AIG) spent $2,270,000 in 2009
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