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This glowing door handle zaps itself free of icky bathroom germs

A self-powering door handle that kills germs dead could make bathrooms less of a breeding ground for yuck, and it comes from the minds of two teenage inventors.

By June 19, 2015


SMS, emoji, and an iPhone in the restroom: Thank you, Katy Perry

The video for a new song called "Roar" shows that Katy knows exactly where modern symbolism is at. Even to the point of toilet-seat texting.

By August 12, 2013


Young Minecraft players invited to design the perfect park

The State Government of Adelaide, Australia, has asked young Minecraft players to design their perfect park in-game.

By April 22, 2015


Watch out, there's a man wearing Google Glass in your public restroom

Tech personality Robert Scoble boldly declares that he wears Google Glass in public restrooms. Is this a recipe for a brouhaha?

By April 23, 2013


At last! Video ads on public restroom mirrors

If there's one thing your bathroom experience has always needed, it's ads on the mirrors. Finally, a company has come along to provide the technology.

By June 7, 2012


Phone out of juice? Scientists want to recharge it with urine

It's a liquid gold rush! Scientists find yet another way to power our smartphones (and other devices) with pee.

By July 16, 2013


CLOO' app rents your restroom to semi-strangers

The upcoming CLOO' iOS app searches your social networks for a nearby privately-owned bathroom. It's a big-city solution for the challenge of finding a clean restroom, and could also be a way to meet new people.

By September 7, 2011


Google Glass and the men's room urinals

commentary What mind-blowing breakthrough will result from the advent of Google's high-tech specs? Maybe redesigned men's rooms? CNET's Danny Sullivan considers the topic, and shares his stream of consciousness.

By May 18, 2013


200-mph red bullet trains thrill rail-mad Japan

The new E6 Series Super Komachi has a sleek design and a top speed of nearly 200 mph. Operators hope it will help the quake-ravaged north.

By March 27, 2013


On truths, dreams, confessions -- and the iPhone

A new restaurant in Miami encourages people to leave personal revelations for everyone to see. A quite startling one involves Apple's bond-inspiring gadget.

By December 22, 2012