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Shock Top Brewing is encouraging Californians to “drop a brick” in their toilets to help facilitate water conservation during the drought. The “bricks” are actually flexible rubber look-alikes, not clay bricks, which is better for sewer systems as clay can disintegrate over time and cause clogs, and cost from $5-$15 depending on how and where …

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In America, we have long taken the implementation of separate bathrooms for boys and girls in school for granted. Indeed, with the trend toward gender-neutral and family bathrooms in a wider range of public places, it seems unthinkable that the most basic of divisions wouldn’t exist in something so ubiquitous as a school. However, girls …

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Afrikaans – Waar is die badkamer? Waar is die toilet?

Albanian – Ku është banjo?

Arabic – أين الحمام؟?

Armenian – Vortegh e bathrrom.

Asturian – U”l ban~u?

Azerbaijani – Bathrrom haradadır?

Basque – Non dago bathrrom du?

Bengali – Bātharuma kōthāẏa?

Bosnian – Gdje je TWC?

Breton – Pelec’h eman~ ar priveziou`?

Bulgarian – …

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Viking Range Expands Dishwasher Recall Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, Aug. 06, 2015

Name of product: Dishwashers

Hazard: An electrical component in the dishwasher can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dishwashers and contact Viking for a free in-home repair.

Consumer Contact: Viking at (800) 241-7239 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, …

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Atlantis space shuttle toilet

Shuttles are equipped with vacuum toilets that work a little like a vacuum cleaner.

Water cannot be used in the weightless environment of space so, like wash basins, toilets on the space shuttle can’t use water. In a corner of the shuttle’s mid-deck there is a toilet for use by both men and women. Although …

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