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This country wants to pay people to use the loo

This country wants to pay people to use the loo In Barmer, a district in western Indian state Jaipur, the local government is offering every family Rs 2500 ($37) per month should they make a habit of using toilets.The move, which is in line with government’s public cleanliness initiative 'Swachh Bharat' (Clean India), aims to encourage people to stop defecating in open.

Facial recognition tech takes on Beijing’s toilet-paper thieves

Facial recognition tech takes on Beijing’s toilet-paper thieves Beijing has a toilet-paper problem and it’s turning to facial recognition to tackle it.If you require more, you’ll need to wait a full nine minutes before you can use the machine again.

This bathroom sign doesn't care about gender, as long as you wash your hands

This bathroom sign doesn't care about gender, as long as you wash your hands There's plenty of ugliness surrounding the fight for trans people to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity, so we're glad at least one place has its priorities right.The Regent Theatre in Dunedin, New Zealand has installed a sign in front of its two unisex restrooms, indicating that it's for use by females, males, non-gender specific people, those with disabilities, and er, aliens.