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A public toilet built under the "Clean India" mission, which residents say has been shut for over a year, pictured in Guladahalli village in the southern state of Karnataka, India on April 30, 2019.

Bill Gates just gave Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi an award for building 100 million toilets across India, despite protests from Nobel Peace Pri...

The Gates Foundation gave out a Goalkeeper award to Modi for his Clean India toilet program to a crowd stunned into silence in New York.
Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.

From peeing in a ‘roll-on cuff’ to pooping into a bag: A brief history of how astronauts have gone to the bathroom in space for 58 years

A variety of makeshift solutions have been sent into space, including bags, roll on cuffs, diapers, strappy toilet seats, and $19 million commodes.
The Blue Boat Shed in Perth is the Australian city's most-photographed building.

An Australian city is spending $279,000 on a public toilet for Instagrammers flocking to a blue boat shed

Tourists and influencers alike flock to an unassuming but aesthetically pleasing blue boat shed, but the problem is there's no restroom nearby.
Russian T-14 tanks drive during rehearsal for the Victory Day parade in Moscow

Russia is installing toilets in the wildly expensive NATO killer T-14 supertanks it can’t afford

Russia can't actually afford its powerful T-14 tanks, but apparently that's not stopping it from upgrading them with with toilets in an usual upgrade.
Bill Gates held up a beaker of human feces at the reinvented toilet expo in Beijing on November 6, 2018 to prove a point: unsanitary conditions are dangerous for our health.

A $350 toilet powered by worms may be the ingenious future of sanitation that Bill Gates has been dreaming about

Tiger Toilets run on poop-eating worms and cost less than traditional sewage systems. All they leave behind is water, CO2, and a little fertilizer.
A driver stands next to a truck used to remove sludge from homes in Dakar, Senegal.

A new ‘Uber for Poop’ in Senegal is creating competition to pick up waste from people’s homes

Each year, diarrhea kills about 525,000 children under the age of five. In Senegal, a new system is helping people request trucks to remove poop.
Bill Gates holds up a beaker of human feces at the Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing on November 6, 2018.

Bill Gates is so obsessed with redesigning the world’s toilets — he brought a jar of poop onstage in Beijing to prove it

Bill Gates is spending $400 million to fund research into a new kind of toilet that doesn't require a sewer system.
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There’s a viral Facebook page that just posts pictures of scary toilets

"Toilets With Threatening Auras" is a viral Facebook and Twitter page that posts pictures of scary toilets. INSIDER talked to the man behind it.

Nintendo just revealed the real reason to buy its new game console

Everyone knows that portable game consoles are intended to be played in the bathroom, but no one wants to say it.