Don't Spend £800 on a Japanese Toilet – Buy a £30 Bidet

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There was a fascinating article on HackerNews this morning about Japanese toilets. As someone who does his best thinking on the can, I’ve often wondered about “investing” in super Japanese-style loo seat. The problem is, once you factor in plumbing and electrical work, they cost around £800! That’s a lot of cash to pay without…

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The Usability of Toilet Paper Dispensers

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Don Norman wrote a fascinating article on the Toilet Paper Algorithms I’ve long been intrigued by the central premise of the “Design of Everyday Things” that the basic interactions with normal objects – from teapots to motor vehicles – leaves a lot to be desired. It’s something which is also picked up on in Edward…

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