History of the Toilet
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History of the Toilet

By. Kiara. Robinson 2/18/14. Going inside . The . Harappan. city dwellers built the earliest known indoor toilets.. The toilets did not flush and emptied into a brick-lined sewer system. Royal Flush .

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History of the Toilet

ByKiara Robinson 2/18/14

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Going inside

The Harappan city dwellers built the earliest known indoor toilets.The toilets did not flush and emptied into a brick-lined sewer system

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Royal Flush

Plumbers on the Greek island Crete install the world's first flush toilet in the queen's bathroom

Unfortunately an earthquake destroys the royal house around

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Really Public Bathrooms

Construction of Cloaca Maxima, a sewer system that uses public toilets, takes place 11,000 seats are lined up in rectangular roomsThere's one sponge on the end of a stick.

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This Job is the Pits

Europeans built outhouses tiny sheds with a seat built over a deep hole in the ground.An English outhouse-cleaner, Richard, falls through the rotted wood floor and drowns "monstrously in his own excrement."

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Heads Up

Dwellers relieve themselves indoors in chamber potsWhen the pot is full, they toss the contents out the window, shouting "Gardy-loo!” to warn anybody unlucky enough to be walking below

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A Charmin’ Idea

Joseph Gayetty of New York introduces toilet paper. Before this, people used whatever they could find, including dried corncobs and pages from catalogs

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Bathroom Reading

Devoted readers buy a fancy chamber pot disguised as a stack of booksIt’s one of the most popular models of chamber pots in France

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Stop Making Scents

An English watchmaker named Alexander Cummings patents a device known as the S-trap

The S-trap is a valve that keeps the bowl filled with water

it allows poop to go down without letting smells come up.

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Sculptured Seats

Englishman Thomas Twyford introduces the Unitas, the first one-Piece, all-ceramic toilet These ceramic toilets catch on quickly; many are covered with elaborate decorations or molded into the shapes of animals.

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Minding Your Business

The Matsushita Electronic Industrial Company of Japan previews a toilet that's smarter than you are. The high-tech bowl measures your weight and body-fat con¬tent, and chemical sensors inside analyze your output for information about your health.

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Luxury Toilets in Manhattan

A New York firm wants to charge people $8 a day to use “luxury” toilet complexes.Passes cost $24 for three days, $8 per day, along with a $15 annual sign-up fee. 10 days at $60.Kids under 18 are free with an adult

http://nypost.com/2014/02/19/luxury-toilets-planned-near-grand-central-for-8-a-day/