DailyDirt: Spare A Square..?
Toilet humor might be funny to a wide audience, but to some folks, toilets are not a laughing matter — it’s business. Here are a few projects that are attempting to improve toilet technology.
- Some MIT business students are headed to Nairobi to start a toilet business. The pitch goes something like: “Everyone poops — if we can just capture a fraction of that market…” [url]
- A pocket urinal for guys (which is basically a packet of diaper material) sounds like a great novelty gift. But there’s probably an available surplus of NASA astronaut diapers now… why not wear some of those instead? [url]
- The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is spending $3 million to re-invent the toilet. Hmm. One team for this challenge is going to develop microwave technology to transform human waste into electricity. [url]
- To find more interesting stuff on entrepreneurship, check out what’s currently floating around the StumbleUpon universe. [url]