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urinals

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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

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Plastic model urinals, toilets aimed at Japan hobbyists

The rest of us may scream in terror, but these 1:12-scale loos suggest all sorts of freaky action-figure fun to titillate the otaku geek set.

By Mar. 28, 2013

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Kohler offers lavatory landing lights

The Kohler Nightlight toilet seat bathes your latrine in a soft blue glow to guide you through nighttime bathroom expeditions.

By Feb. 11, 2014

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GM's Lansing, Mich., plant meets Energy Star standards

General Motors' Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant has received an Energy Star certification for energy efficiency.

By Dec. 6, 2011

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Engineers study urinal splashing, offer aiming tips

A group of Brigham Young University fluid-dynamics researchers apply the laws of physics to urinal splash-back to help guys pee-fect their aim.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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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 Jul. 16, 2013

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Future robots powered by pee? Urine luck!

How to power robots that go where humans fear to tread? A new device works like an artificial heart to pump pee into the "engine room" of self-sustaining bots.

By Nov. 11, 2013

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The weird things you find in a Japanese electronics shop

From face-shaping tools to cell phones for tots, Japanese electronics retailers have it all. Crave swings by Yodobashi Camera in Tokyo.

By Apr. 9, 2013

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Google nixes facial recognition in Glass for now

The company declares it won't approve facial recognition in software for its high-tech specs "at this time" -- saying strong privacy protections will need to be in place first.

By May. 31, 2013

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Urinal sticker aims to stem flow of dirty men's rooms

The Thermal Urinal Fly sticker "aims to make the world's restrooms cleaner and safer-one urinal at a time." No, really.

By May. 17, 2011