These Hi-Tech Faucets Prove That The Future Is Coming To Our Bathrooms

Faucets already seem a bit like magic — you turn them on and the water flows right out. But these faucet designs add a bit more pizazz to conventional plumbing technology, letting us better control the flow and temperature of water. » 3/11/15 3:00pm 3/11/15 3:00pm

Steampunk Toilet Flushes Away Your Clockwork Dreams

Has steampunk gone too far? Perhaps to prove there's nothing that can't be enhanced with a touch of brass, one artist has built a steampunk toilet, replete with retro bells and whistles. » 10/13/09 6:30am 10/13/09 6:30am

Where's The Bathroom On The Enterprise? 9 Space Toilets


With the toilet on the International Space Station busted once again, we can't help but wonder whether humanity is doomed to a space-faring future without working facilities. Fortunately, there are plenty of fictional, functional space toilets to ease our minds. » 7/20/09 1:00pm 7/20/09 1:00pm

How To Shit In Space


When you're strapped into a tin can and rocketing through the galaxy at thousands of miles an hour, your opportunities for bathroom breaks are pretty few and far between. At some point, you're going to have to step away from the controls and relieve yourself. However, in a zero gravity environment where an errant… » 12/28/07 11:30am 12/28/07 11:30am