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Transparent public toilet in Basel, Switzerland

This toilet, called “Don’t Miss a Sec,” first shown in December 2003 by conceptual artist Monica Bonvicini, was immediately called “Loo with a View” by the press.

The photos show this transparent glass toilet at the Messeplatz in Basel, Switzerland at a major exhibition centre, were the largest exhibitions about watches & jewelry called ‘Basel World’ and the ‘Art’ (one of the biggest art exhibitions worldwide) take place.

From the outside looking in, it appears to be nothing more than a monolith made of mirrors; from the inside looking out, it’s a fully transparent 360-degree window on the world.
Although the stainless steel potty within the glass cube is fully functional, it’s still more a work of art than what you’d call an ‘official’ public toilet.

Nobody can see you during daytime, but what at night when the mirror is one-way in the other direction? People could also coming up to the wall and cupping their hands between their eyes and the glass, and then see quite alot of the action going on inside the toilet…

The “Don’t Miss a Sec” toilet originally stood on a bustling construction site facing the Tate Britain Museum in London.

Monica Bonvicini was born 1965 in Venice, Italy. The artist lives and works in Berlin, Germany and Los Angeles, USA.


Upside Down House Installation

An installation of an upside down house in Trassenheide Germany was opened to the public two weeks ago and was designed by Polish partners Klaudiusz Golos and Sebastion Mikuciuk for the Edutainment exhibition company.

People who have visited the house reported feeling dizzy and disorientated. An interesting alternative view of every day items and the designers did a great job with the interior. Similar buildings have been designed upside down before but only from the exterior.


Where is that $1

Three friends went to a restaurant.

The bill was $75

Each one contributed $25

The waiter took the bill to the cashier. The cashier was happy & decided to give them a discount of $5 and asked the waiter to return them.

Now the waiter was confused. How to distribute $5 among 3 persons?

He kept $2 in his pocket and gave one dollar to each one of the 3 persons.

So initially each one had contributed $25. Now they have been given $1 back, their contribution reduces to $24.

They all contributed $24.

That is $24×3= $72 and the $2 is in the waiters pocket.

The total becomes $74. But they had paid $75.

Where did the $1 go??

Tricky!! 😉

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5 Most Unbelievable Symptoms

1.Allergic to water:

Teenager Ashleigh Morris can’t go swimming, soak in a hot bath or enjoy a shower after a stressful day’s work – she’s allergic to water.

Even sweating brings the 19-year-old out in a painful rash.

Ashleigh, from Melbourne, Australia, is allergic to water of any temperature, a condition she’s lived with since she was 14. Complete News here

2.Bizarre Ant Fungus Makes Heads Explode!

3. The man who can’t get fat

Now this is something most of us would love to have. Mr Perry, 59, can eat whatever he likes – including unlimited pies, burgers and desserts – and never get fat. He cannot put on weight because of a condition called lipodystrophy that makes his body rapidly burn fat.

Mr Perry regularly eats Chinese takeaways, chips, chocolate and clotted cream, but his weight has remained stable at 11st 12lb. He told the Sun that he used to be a chubby child, but at age 12 the fat dropped off “almost over night”.

4. Girl who bleeds without being cut baffles doctors

Twinkle Dwivedi, 13, has a strange disorder which means she loses blood through her skin without being cut or scratched.

She has even undergone transfusions after pints of it seeped through her eyes, nose, hairline, neck and the soles of her feet.

Girl who bleeds without being cut

Girl who bleeds without being cut

Sometimes her condition is so bad she wakes up with her entire body covered in dried blood. Complete story here

5. IceMan – He doesn’t feel cold

He’s known as ‘The Ice Man.”

Scientists can’t really explain it, but the 48-year-old Dutchman is able to withstand, and even thrive, in temperatures that could be fatal to the average person.

It’s an ability he discovered in himself as a young man 20 years ago.

“I had a stroll like this in the park with somebody and I saw the ice and I thought, what would happen if I go in there. I was really attracted to it. I went in, got rid of my clothes. Thirty seconds I was in,” Hof said. “Tremendous good feeling when I came out and since then, I repeated it every day.” It was the moment that Hof knew that his body was different somehow: He was able to withstand fatally freezing temperatures. Complete news here

Wacky Defnitions!!! AWESOMEEEEE……………………..

School: A place where Papa pays and Son plays.

Life Insurance: A contract that keeps you poor all your life so that you can die Rich.

Nurse: A person who wakes u up to give you sleeping pills.

Marriage: It’s an agreement in which a man loses his bachelor degree and a woman gains her masters.

Tears: The hydraulic force by which masculine willpower is defeated by feminine waterpower.

Lecture: An art of transferring information from the notes of the Lecturer to the notes of the students without passing through “the minds of either”

Conference: The confusion of one man multiplied by the number present.

Compromise: The art of dividing a cake in such a way that everybody believes he got the biggest piece.

Dictionary: A place where success comes before work.

Conference Room: A place where everybody talks, nobody listens and everybody disagrees later on.

Father: A banker provided by nature

Boss: Someone who is early when you are late and late when you are early.

Politician: One who shakes your hand before elections and your Confidence after.

Doctor: A person who kills your ills by pills, and kills you by bills.

Classic: Books, which people praise, but do not read.

Smile: A curve that can set a lot of things straight.

Office: A place where you can relax after your strenuous home life.

Yawn: The only time some married men ever get to open their mouth.

Etc.: A sign to make others believe that you know more than you actually do.

Committee: Individuals who can do nothing individually and sit to decide that nothing can be done together.

Experience: The name men give to their mistakes.

Atom Bomb: An invention to end all inventions.

Philosopher: A fool who torments himself during life, to be wise after death

Weird Facts…

? In Tokyo, a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less than 50

? There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos!

? The most popular first name in the world is Muhammad!

? The names of Popeye’s four nephews are Pipeye, Peepeye, Pupeye and Poopeye!

? A Boeing 747 airliner holds 57,285 gallons of fuel!

? A violin contains about 70 separate pieces of wood!

? Forest fires move faster uphill than downhill!

? No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half!

? Taphephobia is the fear of being buried alive!

? If you counted 24 hours a day, it would take 31,688 years to reach one

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