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sanitation

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Gates Foundation toilet contest seeks 'iPad of sanitation'

This summer, the Gates Foundation will present hygienic innovations developed through its Reinventing the Toilet Challenge.

By Feb. 22, 2012

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World Toilet Day: Let's have a sanitation celebration!

Saturday, November 19 is World Toilet Day. Remember to thank your toilet and take some time to revel in some of the impressive toilet technology that debuted this year.

By Nov. 18, 2011

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In Stockholm, sanitation expert rocks the potty

Bindeshwar Pathak introduces a toilet that can save not only water but also human lives, flushing away a common means of spreading infectious disease.

By Aug. 25, 2009

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Robo-tattoo machine fashioned from 3D printer

Automated tattoos are now a reality with a 3D printer that was hacked to become an robot tattoo artist.

By Apr. 3, 2014

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Man posts on Facebook: 'im about to get shot'; gets shot

Shortly after an alleged crime spree, a Michigan man takes out his cell phone and announces his fate on Facebook. It comes to pass very quickly.

By Jan. 19, 2013

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Sewage-powered hydrogen fueling station opens in CA

Could sewage be the holy grail for clean fuel? The Orange County Sanitation District in Fountain Valley, Calif., recently opened the world's first tri-generation fuel cell and hydrogen energy station, which uses sewage biogas to produce heat, electricity, and hydrogen.

By Aug. 26, 2011

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Hydrogen fueling stations--they're coming

Air Products and Fuel Cell Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to market a fuel cell power plant to commercial enterprises, which will pave the way for the tri-generation system to be used to create a network of hydrogen fueling stations for consumers.

By Mar. 15, 2012

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Bill Gates calls for reinvention of toilet: Why?

Better sanitation would go a long way toward reducing illness and death associated with poor sanitation, billionaire's foundation says.

By Jul. 19, 2011

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Petition to revive Oscar the Grouch trash-can utility in OS X Lion

Remembering the Oscar the Grouch trash-can animation from Mac OS 7.1--will it ever return?

By Jul. 29, 2011

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Flushed with pride, Korea celebrates toilet theme park

The Restroom Cultural Park showcases loos from around the world. Drop in to the Mr. Toilet House and, er, unload.

By Nov. 11, 2012