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As many people are aware, urine is a veritable gold-mine of nutrients that plants love – like nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium. Don’t go peeing all over your houseplants just yet, though. Other compounds found in our urine can be damaging to plants, not to mention creating unpleasant odors. However, Treavor Boyer, a professor at the …

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Loo of the Year 2015

It’s that time again…time for the Loo of the Year Award – and this year a Southport pub takes home the highest honor. A platinum rating for their toilets. Authorized inspectors make unannounced visits to hundreds of toilets at sites across the UK, in order to judge them. The restrooms are judged on a variety …

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The Best Restroom in America...

America has voted. Resembling a passageway into a Rocky Mountain mine, the public restroom in Minturn, Colorado, caught the attention and accolades of enough Americans to win this year’s Best Restroom contest. The annual contest hosted by Cintas is in its 14th year, and as the 2015 winner, the town will receive a $2,500 credit …

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Japanese Toilets

Did you know? There are two kinds of toilets in Japan: the Japanese style toilet and the Western style toilet.

The image shows the Japanese style toilet. In order to use it, one has to squat down and keep the balance which may be a little bit difficult for some foreigners. The Japanese toilet is …

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BSH Home Appliances Recalls Dishwashers Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2015

Name of product: Bosch, Gaggenau, Kenmore Elite and Thermador Dishwashers

Hazard: The power cord can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the dishwasher and contact BSH Home Appliances for a free inspection and repair.

Consumer Contact: BSH Home Appliances Repair Hotline toll-free at 888-965-5813 from …

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