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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
Hometalk

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."

"Cool Customers"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.24.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima If you can't stand the heat, get out of the family room. Or, even better, buy a new air conditioner. That's what my wife, Sue, and I...

I Brake for Floor Plans

Barbara Falconer Newhall | Posted 07.05.2014 | Fifty
Barbara Falconer Newhall

Like a lot of people -- and you know who you are -- I brake for estate sales. I park the car and go into the house, partly to shop but mostly to check out the floor plan. Same goes for open houses. A "for sale" sign in front of a house and I hit the brakes.

The Disgusting Truth About Your Toothbrush

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Levine | Posted 04.21.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Your toothbrush looks innocent enough sitting on your bathroom sink. But before you put it in your mouth, consider th...

11 Mistakes You're Making In The Bathroom (And How To Fix Them)

Posted 01.31.2014 | Healthy Living

Your bathroom is where you go to get clean, right? Don’t answer that just yet... In the spirit of better bathroom experiences, we partnered with ...

These Dive Bar Bathrooms In Brooklyn Are Beautiful. No, Really.

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 12.02.2013 | New York

Inspired by Ian MacAllen's "Toilets of New York" Tumblr, videographers Brandon Bloch and Tim Sessler decided to film the grimy interiors and wall graf...

The Most Amazing Restaurant Bathrooms In America

The Daily Meal | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Some of these restrooms very well might merit a visit to the restaurant just to have the opportunity to use it.

The Biggest Mistake You're Probably Making In Your Bathroom

Posted 10.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

Those bags under your eyes could signal a need for more rest or, you may just be making one of the most common bathroom design mistakes ever. No ju...

Around the World in 80 Bathroom Cabinets

Laura Simpson | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Laura Simpson

Seeking the human truths that lurk behind the looking glass, or on the edge of the bathtub, leads to a rich treasure trove of insights whether you're a voyeur, marketer, or simply a bathroom anthropologist.

WATCH: Stunning Bathroom Used To Be Eyesore

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 08.26.2013 | HuffPost Home

Find out how one couple were able to take it from "grandma" to "gorgeous."

Bathroom Graffiti Romance

Carl Pettit | Posted 09.16.2013 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

If you have to scribble down bathroom graffiti, put some heart and truth into your work. The written material and frescos I'm provided with in communal restrooms almost never meet my expectations -- besides the little man on the boat, of course.

Bathroom Renovating: Top 5 Tips

Yanic Simard | Posted 08.21.2013 | HuffPost Home
Yanic Simard

If you have a pink tub and gold antique faucets, it just might be time to renovate and invest in something you'll actually enjoy using and admiring.

A Bathroom Inspired By An Airstream Trailer Has Us Scratching Our Heads

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 05.22.2013 | HuffPost Home

Bathrooms and kitchens are usually the first areas in a home to be remodeled. Whether they are still shrouded in eras past (green shag rug in the bath...

How To Chose The Perfect Bathroom Sink

Angie Hicks | Posted 05.28.2013 | HuffPost Home
Angie Hicks

Remodeling a home's bathroom can give you a lot of bang for your buck. And, according to real estate experts, you can recoup up to 80 percent of these...

Asking Hard Questions Of The 787

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.11.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

I don't know about you, but I'm starting to feel like I've read the same glowing write-up 50 times. There's so much buzz about the plane it seems almost suspicious.

Mom Steps Out

Myra Demeter | Posted 01.28.2013 | Los Angeles
Myra Demeter

My body is in L.A. but my head is somewhere over the Mediterranean Sea. I landed in L.A. after 31 hours of traveling. I don't really mind long plane trips. I begin to relax when I get in the taxi. That's when I relinquish control.

20 Reasons Why So Many People Get Their Best Ideas in the Shower

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 11.17.2012 | Small Business
Mitch Ditkoff

During the past 25 years, I've asked more than 10,000 people where and when they get their best ideas. I get all kinds of answers, but the one that has fascinated me the most is "the shower" -- maybe because I also get so many of my best ideas there.

PHOTOS: Lima's Most Luxe Bathrooms

Oyster | Posted 10.31.2012 | Travel
Oyster

At the end of a day of sightseeing and experiencing Peruvian nightlife, the best place to relax is in one of these luxurious bathrooms featuring everything from Jacuzzi tubs with expansive views to private saunas.

Travel, Pray, Bidet

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 10.16.2012 | Travel
Sarah O'Leary

I came, I saw, I "bideted." And neither the maid nor I will ever be the same again.

PHOTOS: 10 Of The World's Great Public Bathrooms

Oyster | Posted 08.28.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Who hasn't ducked into a hotel to make use of a clean public restroom while on vacation?

'Don't Touch The Toilet!' Confessions of a Germaphobe

Eva Glettner | Posted 08.19.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

I grab a paper towel to turn on the faucet. I flush with my foot. I try to do this discreetly because I don't want my kids to copy my OCD habits. Unfortunately, the little buggers have caught on.