Hawai’ian toilet paper

“Toilets are no mere receptacles for waste, but a domestic feature that connects us to the world: that which exits our bodies goes somewhere, whether we choose to think about it or not.” – explains Dr. Lucy Pickering, a Sociology Anthropology and Applied Social Sciences Adviser of Studies, and Lecturer, at the University of Glasgow, […]

Toilet Tragedy: Smoked Butt to Burned Butt

A cautionary report: “A Rare Form of Burn Injury Sustained During Defaecation,” O. Nahlieli,A.M. Baruchin, E. Eliava, and L. Rosenberg, Burns, vol. 25, no. 5, August 1999, pp. 463–4, DOI 10.1016/S0305-4179(99)00019-4. [AIR 16:2]. The authors explain: A 20-year-old painter, soon after concluding his work, poured residual thinner fluid into a toilet without flushing it. After […]