A new faucet design

I had an idea recently about a new faucet design. (If you've been reading my website for some time, then you may remember I post my ideas here -- when I remember to write them down and don't forget them.) When you look at a shower, right after it's been used, you'll see the splash [...]

Not so civilized after all

Someone once said that the mark of a good civilization is set by how they handle their poop. By and large, it's a good rule of thumb. And yet, in this modern and somewhat sanitary world of ours, it's so easy to be reminded of how fragile our constructs of civilization and sanitation are -- [...]

The decline of personal hygiene

I've come across so many pungent body odors lately that I'm led to assume personal hygiene is no longer important to people. Just yesterday, I was in a department store, and two different people smelled so bad I almost vomited as they walked by me. They're not isolated incidents, either. I've seen people of all [...]