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Water is such a beautiful, life giving precious resource and a fascinating chemical enigma - definitely something to be conserved. One of the ways to save water is by using low-flow shower heads, however "Low flow shower heads are weak and frustrating. No wonder nobody wants them!" (just ask Kramer for you Seinfeld fans out [...]

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What could be nicer than stepping out of the steamy shower into the chilly bathroom and wrapping yourself in a toasty warm towel or warm bathrobe?  It sounds pretty inviting to me tonight as the Arctic blast is dropping temperatures and causing the wind to howl outside my windows.  The Towel Warmer from Brookstone lets [...]

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If you've been missing having a urinal in your home, then you need to make a pledge to support the MainDrain Kickstarter project.  The MainDrain is a urinal that you can add to your existing toilet without any costly plumbing.  It's designed to attach to the toilet bowl without causing any damage to the toilet; [...]

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I'll admit that when I first saw this I snickered - potty humor, you know.  But I have to admit the Nightlight toilet seats from Kohler could provide an important function in households with kids or anyone who needs a little extra visual help in a dark bathroom.  I don't like leaving a bathroom light [...]

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We all know poo happens, but did you know it doesn’t have to stink?  Yep, you heard me right, you can have stink-less #2 too by pre-treating your loo with a product called Poo~Pourri.  One of our most advanced senses, our sense of smell, isn’t fooled by covering up poo odor with fragrance.   Poo~Pourri doesn’t just [...]

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Now you can take your gadgets into the bathroom with the ShowerTunes Shower Curtain / Liner. The curtain features a built in waterproof speaker system and a special play-through/see-through pouch to place your smartphone or tablet. Watch and listen to music while you shower, or take a call while you soak in the tub. The [...]

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How do you rinse the toothpaste out of your mouth after you brush your teeth? Do you use a cup or your hand? The Rinser Toothbrush from Amron saves you a step by providing a special channel in the handle that creates a stream of water when you hold the toothbrush under the faucet. The [...]

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Bath-takers of the world, no longer will you look upon your showering counterparts and their radios with envy! Your music can now blare loud and proud through your..."rubber" duckie!  The iDuck, besides being adorable, is a floating waterproof speaker.  Its corresponding transmitter is in the shape of an egg which attaches via headphone jack to [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Kid Gadgets, News

I try to be aware of my impact on the environment. I recycle as much as possible and recently installed a programmable thermostat. I've often wondered how much water I use every morning when I take a shower. The Waterpebble is a nifty little device that can help you keep your water consumption at acceptable [...]

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Brondell PerfectFlush Review

Brondell PerfectFlush -- Left button: whole flush; Right button: half flush

I was in Greenland a few years ago and fascinated by the multi-choice toilets which allow the “consumer” to flush using either a half or full tank of water, the idea being to conserve water.  The capability was built into the commode and I thought that was a really cool idea.  Meanwhile back in the [...]

Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, Home, Kitchen

I was watching some recorded TV shows last night and as I usually do, I fast forward through the commercials (I have a DirecTV DVR). Something VERY odd caught my eye as it sped by, so I rewound and watched what I was sure had to be a joke. It's the Potty Putter - a [...]

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Like several gadgets that I have reviewed, I am often attracted to products originally designed for children. Many children's gadgets are brightly colored and are simply designed which makes them visually appealing. The ShowerPets Starfish Water and Temperature monitor naturally fits into these categories, Plus... Who wouldn't want a starfish to hang out in your [...]

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