The Toilet Geek
The article is particularly interesting in the discussion of Japanese culture and toilets. Did you know that the Japanese word for clean is the same as the word for beautiful?
Asada is the man behind the TOTO Neorest, which is probably smarter than many people I know. It automatically opens the lid as you approach, closes the lid and flushes as you leave, and automatically purifies the air. It also has the "cyclone flush engine," a bidet-like water spray, heated seat, and a warm air dryer. Now if I just had $4,000 to spend on a toilet...
Tags: bathroom, bathrooms, toilet, toilets, TOTO, Neorest, Asada, Kyoji Asada, Washington Post, bathroom snob