Japanese space researchers design handy combined toilet/underpant system

Demand a toilet AND underpants in one handy device? The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has got it covered!

The clichéd slightly wacky Japanese scientists have built the amazing below gadget, which could eliminate toilet trips for good. Poo and wee are sucked out by a pump, with a built-in washer/dryer system cleaning up the resulting mess, leaving you relaxed, fresh and dry. It’s genius. Especially if the suction pump also comes with optional ‘entertainment’ attachments.


Might not be the most comfortable thing to wear about the place, but it’ll definitely…

Save money and trees with Toshiba's eco-friendly toilet. Yes, really

toshiba-toilet.jpgToshiba? Developing eco-friendly toilets? Now that’s under the dictionary definition of ‘WTF’.

With an annual power consumption reduced by 55% compared to similar toilets, the bidet-style model from ol’ Tosh manages to be eco-friendly by instantly warming water for the bidet-functions rather than constantly keeping it warm like most bidets. Added to that, the heat loss isn’t as evident in Toshiba’s toilet…