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After 4 years of research, and 3 prototypes, dual toilet car rolls

A family in Colorado will never again have to worry about toilet breaks on the road after designing a twin-bowl toilet car.It took four years and three prototypes for Dave Hersch to perfect his design, inspired by a small ‘Hot Wheels’ toy car.It features a 6.5hp motor capable of driving two adults at 30mph and holds six toilet rolls and a magazine rack.

via American man designs toilet car | Orange UK.

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July 15, 2010 Posted by | Cars, Strange | , | 1 Comment

Please don’t wrap the Charmin

Police said they suspect they’ve captured the “toilet paper bandit.” A man who concealed his face by wrapping his head with toilet paper robbed a Lincoln convenience store last month. Police said the man was armed with a knife, but no one was hurt in the robbery.

More via Nebraska police nab alleged ‘toilet paper’ bandit – Yahoo! News

May 10, 2010 Posted by | Dumb Stuff | | Comments Off on Please don’t wrap the Charmin

Slow news day: Toilet-paper research

3-ply tissue

If two-ply toilet paper is good, then three-ply tissue must be better. At least that’s what toilet-paper researchers in northeastern Wisconsin hope.

Yes, there is such a thing as a toilet-paper researcher. And a team of them at Georgia Pacific’s Innovation Institute in Neenah has come up with a three-ply version…

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Doesn’t seem like too much of an intellectual exercise but then I’m not a toilet paper researcher so what do I know.

September 16, 2008 Posted by | Strange | | Comments Off on Slow news day: Toilet-paper research