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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation aim to reinvent the toilet

By Shawn Knight
Aug 15, 2012
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  1. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation recently held a competition that asked some of today's brightest inventors to help solve a problem plaguing more than 2.6 billion people worldwide. The task was to reinvent the toilet without using running water,……

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  2. Ya it is called Windows 8...
     
  3. Quick, patent the shovel!!!! We'll make billions! :D
     
  4. Years ago in Canada they had a self-composting toilet that didn't use water. Recently I purchased a Kohler toilet that only use 1.28 gal per flush, which is not too bad.
     
  5. Just buy a can of Vapoorise *nerd*
     
  6. This is why the cats are smarter then us. They have a sand box toilet. They get us or girlfriend to scoop out the crap and it does not use water no flushing required no electricity just a paw an a meou for the owner in appreciation that you took care of our crap.
     
  7. Trillionsin

    Trillionsin TS Evangelist Posts: 1,315   +133

    Water? ..you mean like... from out of the toilet?
     
  8. so many ignorant comments, seriously...
     
  9. PinothyJ

    PinothyJ TS Guru Posts: 446   +17

    Awesomesauce...
     
  10. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,212   +174

    Oh I know! Make a portal gun that fires my turds into space headed for the sun! No water. No problem. And I can feel better knowing that my poop is powering our plants loving sun.
     
  11. Trillionsin

    Trillionsin TS Evangelist Posts: 1,315   +133

    lol, and yours.

    but relax, we're all joking. It's a funny subject, who reads the comments anyways?

    oh wait, you did... :p
     
  12. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 8,548   +2,894

  13. What a load of old toilet.
     
  14. ya that would certainly work in a slum of congested, multi-story buildings (sarcasm)
     

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