Water-Saving Showerhead Pumps Every Drop Full Of Air

Your typical water saving showerhead manages to reduce the flow by simply using smaller holes. But the downside is that those eco alternatives don't provide quite the same showering experience. So a Japanese company has developed a brilliant alternative that aerates the water so a reduced flow still feels like an… » 12/14/12 10:28am 12/14/12 10:28am

Secret Planet Killer: High-Tech Japanese Toilets

Japan's second most dubiously famous technological predilection (behind panty-vending machines) is its highfalutin' toilets, which warm, wash, blow dry and deodorize your bum, just to cover the basics. Japan is also well regarded for taking the lead on going green-average energy consumption per person is half ours.… » 6/26/08 9:00am 6/26/08 9:00am

Toto's Neorest Hybrid Toilet is World's Most Efficient

You remember Toto, don't you? Not the dog but the toilet company in Japan that makes those Neorest toilets with the "washlet" under the lid. Now it's taken that butt-spraying goodness a step further with its Neorest Hybrid Series toilets, which use less water than any other, just 5.5 liters (1.45 gallons) per flush.… » 8/03/07 2:00pm 8/03/07 2:00pm

Japanese Version of Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Offer Butt-Wiping Luxury

Now that the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is no longer under wraps, airlines around the world are figuring out how to make it even more luxurious. Not to be outdone is Japan's All Nippon Airways, which will equip its bathrooms with bun-spraying washlet toilets from Toto. The seats have special bidet wands that wash and dry… » 7/09/07 11:55am 7/09/07 11:55am

Toto Travel Washlet: Portable Butt Sprayer, For Wherever You Go

Japanese people are getting so accustomed to having their butts sprayed clean that they're going to need to carry the paraphernalia to do so wherever they go. That's where Japanese toilet butt-spray champ Toto steps in with its Travel Washlet, a porto-ass sprayer that cleans you right up without the need for wiping.… » 4/19/07 11:15am 4/19/07 11:15am

Japanese Wooden Automatic Butt-Spraying Toilet

Check out this new portable, auto-butt-cleaning toilet bowl from Toto. It has a folding top for comfortable sitting and controls on the side for a bidet, butt spray (strong), butt spray (soft), and most importantly, the OFF button. It's made of wood (I have no idea why) and all the waste falls neatly into the tray… » 4/03/07 4:40am 4/03/07 4:40am

Toto Apricot F5A: MP3 Toilet Seat With Ambient Light, Fart Killer

Once you've installed this Toto toilet seat, all that's left is to decide what songs (or noises) you're going to load up on its embedded MP3 player. Of course, you could go ahead and listen to the pre-loaded sounds of a hummingbird, beach waves and such, but we're thinking perhaps "Working in a Coal Mine" would be… » 1/25/07 12:10pm 1/25/07 12:10pm

Toto Deodorization Fan Makes That Bathroom Habitable Again

We know it's not you, dear GizReader, but that roommate of yours is stinking up the bathroom so badly we can smell it all the way over here. Get him this Toto Deodorization Fan which uses the miracle of activated carbon filtering to keep that toxic waste out of your nose. Plug the fan into an electrical outlet, and it… » 10/13/06 10:27am 10/13/06 10:27am