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Everything You Need To Know About Bathrooms Around The World

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 06.23.2016 | Travel

When you're getting ready for an international adventure -- be it backpacking through Southeast Asia or pub-hopping in the U.K. -- how do you prepare ...

How To Keep Your Shower Curtain From Attacking You

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 06.03.2016 | HuffPost Home

Picture this: it's a regular weekday morning. You hop out of bed, step in the shower, turn on the faucet and WHOOSH! Your shower curtain attempts to m...

State Senator: Ignore Obama Guidelines on Transgender Student Discrimination

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Colorado State Sen. Laura Woods wrote on Facebook Sunday that the state should ignore President Obama's mandate that public schools allow students to ...

Not Bleeding in Public

Elissa Stein | Posted 05.23.2016 | Impact
Elissa Stein

Recently Thinx, a company who puts "period-proof underwear" out in the world, launched a new ad campaign in NYC's Union Square subway station.

Friday Talking Points -- Our 'Dopey Donald' Contest

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Pretty much every pundit in the mainstream media got down on their knees and thanked a recent poll which showed Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton neck-and-neck in three key swing states this week, because they truly want this gravy train to continue.

Official Downplays Promise to Go to 'Jail' to Stop 'Sick Bastards' in Bathrooms

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.11.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In a Facebook post last month, Elbert County (Colorado) Commissioner Robert Rowland wrote that he would end up "in jail" if he saw a transgender person enter a bathroom that was also being used by his granddaughter.

Potholes of Ignorance: Breakdowns in the Trans Rights Lane

Loree Cook-Daniels | Posted 04.27.2016 | Queer Voices
Loree Cook-Daniels

The reason for the current trans bathroom panic is simple: our schooling was terribly deficient.

Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bills: Common Sense and Nonsense

Ryan Thoreson | Posted 03.25.2016 | Queer Voices
Ryan Thoreson

In state after state, fairness and common sense were prevailing. Bills targeting transgender youth have been halted or defeated in seven states since the beginning of 2016. But yesterday, fear and prejudice won out over common sense.

How To 'Clear The Air' After Using The Bathroom | Adam Goldberg | Posted 12.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

Ever use the bathroom at someone's house only to be embarrassed by the "certain air" you've left behind?...

Houston We Have a Real Problem (and It Is Not Just About Bathrooms)

Barbra Siperstein | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Barbra Siperstein

Success requires us to be proactive and to adjust when conditions require and sometimes to fight fire with fire.

5 Gross Things in Your Shower, and What to Do About Them

Thrillist | Posted 11.10.2015 | HuffPost Home

By: Jolie Kerr Credit: Shutterstock It's an especially cruel irony that the shower is one of the filthiest places in your bathroom. While you may b...

Houston: We Have A Problem

Donna Red Wing | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Donna Red Wing

LGBT and progressive groups from around the nation outspent the opposition and brought in political leaders and celebrities in support of the ordinance. But it was the conservatives, armed with their hard-hitting "bathroom campaign" and religious liberty rhetoric who resonated with voters.

How Far (Deep) Would You Go to Save Your Smartphone?

James A. Roberts | Posted 10.02.2015 | Technology
James A. Roberts

I have a friend, let's call her Lizzie G, who shared a story that represents the depths people will go to retrieve their smartphones. Lizzie was on a commercial airline flight from Dallas, Texas to Minneapolis, Minnesota when she heeded the call of nature and used the shoe closet they call a bathroom in Coach.

9 Bathrooms That Make Tile Look Trendy | Posted 06.25.2016 | HuffPost Home

From the walls to the floor, adding tile to your bathroom can instantly ramp up your home's style. Between ceramic, porcelain, marble and glass, tile options are endless when it comes to choosing the right size, color and texture for your bathroom.

How to Reinvent a Powder Room With Tile (With a Little Help From a Graffiti Artist)

Gail Green | Posted 06.19.2016 | HuffPost Home
Gail Green

Powder rooms are often the last spaces people focus on in their homes. They pick a color scheme, buy some towels and a soap dispenser, and call it a day. However, designing a small space doesn't have to be so... lackluster. Spicing it up can be as easy as picking the right tiles.

15 Genius IKEA Hacks To Turn Your Bathroom Into a Palace

Supercompressor | Posted 05.29.2016 | HuffPost Home

It's easy to be intimidated by the way IKEA stages their perfect showroom bathrooms, but it's a lot simpler than you'd believe to transform your dull washroom into a spa-caliber sanctuary using their furniture just a little differently than intended.

Sara Boboltz

Some Solutions To The Problem Of Hiding One's Tampon On The Way To The Bathroom | Sara Boboltz | Posted 05.06.2015 | Comedy

"The Binge Reader:" Hollow out a favorite book. Hide tampon inside.

13 Of The World's Weirdest Urinals

HuffPost Brazil | Talia Lavin | Posted 05.01.2015 | Weird News

Avant-garde artist Marcel Duchamp changed the art world forever in 1917, when he included a urinal in an art exhibition adorned only with his signatur...

5 Gorgeous Bathrooms With Jaw-Dropping Views

Details | Posted 05.05.2015 | HuffPost Home

Your morning shave comes complete with a sneak peek of the ski slopes and the sixth and seventh holes.

The Problem with Princeton University Bathrooms: A Case of Institutionalized Sexism

Amanda Shi | Posted 05.04.2015 | College
Amanda Shi

On a deeper level, bathroom codes enforce archaic and institutionalized gender norms. Now that Princeton uses a prox system in each building, there is no outside threat, so whom is the university protecting Princeton women from?

This Hand Dryer Study Will Have You Saying 'Ewwww'

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 11.21.2014 | Science

In the supermarket, it's paper or plastic. In many public restrooms, it's paper towels or electric hand dryers--and a new study from England adds to a...

Dispatch From Ghana: The Promise of Dignity

Jacqueline Novogratz | Posted 12.14.2014 | Impact
Jacqueline Novogratz

Dignity requires shifting from a worldview based on inevitability to one based on possibility. It requires bringing our best selves.

Add a Taste of Industrial Decor to Literally Any Room in Your House

Hometalk | Posted 12.02.2014 | HuffPost Home

Industrial decor is making a comeback in a big way, and it's about time you jumped on the bandwagon!

Yup, This Is The World's Most Disgusting College Bar Bathroom

COED | Posted 09.11.2014 | College

R.J. Bentley’s Filling Station–a very popular UMD bar–just took things to the next level of gross when they replaced their toilets with (drumrol...

Japan's Dirty Secret: Pit Toilets

Amy Chavez | Posted 09.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Amy Chavez

Despite Japan's reputation for high tech toilets and washlets, and the announcement of a Toilenniale (toilet-themed art festival) to open in Oita prefecture in 2015, a surprising number of households in Japan still have the old-style Japanese "pit toilets."