AirPnP Connects Mardi Gras Partiers With Places to Pee

Today is Mardi Gras, and like any booze-fueled street celebration, that means tons of full-bladdered revelers seeking out a place to relieve themselves. Thankfully, technology's here to save New Orleans from becoming a literal Urinetown. Meet AirPnP, the web app that lets you do your business in the privacy of a… » 3/04/14 12:20pm 3/04/14 12:20pm

NYC's New Bathroom Clubs Will Let You Pay to Poop in Private

A new startup is betting that you can't find a suitable public restroom to relieve yourself—and that you'll pay top dollar for a cushy seat when the urge strikes. Posh Stow and Go is billing itself as New York's "first members-only day storage and bathroom facility," with memberships that allow you to pay-as-you-poo. » 2/20/14 12:00pm 2/20/14 12:00pm

This Space Age Bathroom Had Everything (Except Toilets)

The Sunday comic strip "Closer Than We Think" was launched in 1958 at the dawn of the Space Race. But the strip's mission wasn't just to show Americans what would soon be happening on the moon and beyond. No, the space age would touch every part of American life — from the fuel that would power your driverless car to… » 8/15/13 1:51pm 8/15/13 1:51pm

Secretly We All Want This Toilet-Paper-Holding iPad Stand

We all use our smartphones and tablets in the bathroom, but there's an unwritten rule that you do it discreetly, and don't really brag about touching your device while touching your... well, you get the idea. So while on one hand it's easy to be disgusted by CTA Digital's toilet paper/iPad stand, on the other we're… » 2/06/13 10:42am 2/06/13 10:42am

Space-Saving Gifts for People with Tiny Homes

The basic essentials for living under a roof with four adjacent walls are a constant. But it you live in a shoebox apartment, a dorm room, or a tiny studio, you have to make every little item count. Here are a handful of compact gifts that make a solid contribution to a happy home—and don't take up a whole lot of… » 11/22/12 2:00pm 11/22/12 2:00pm