With a full count on Bryce Harper in Sunday’s game, Phillies pitcher Jeanmar Gomez threw a sinker over the plate. The Nats outfielder put that pitch straight into the damn toilet.
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According to police, a 26-year-old Brazilian man was killed when rioters ripped out three toilets from Arruda Stadium and threw them into a crowd of people during a match between Santa Cruz and Parana Friday night. One of the toilets struck the man and killed him instantly. Be warned, you can see one toilet in the…
PREVIOUSLY: A User's Guide To The Bizarre Toilets Of Sochi
So you want to poop in Sochi. One of the unexpected highlights of the lead-up to the Olympics has been the discovery that many of the bathrooms in and around Sochi are, shall we say, Russian Unorthodox. If you or a loved one are heading to the Olympics, you may need a primer. Allow us to help.
Via Ilya Yashin, the first evidence of the Olympic Village double toilets in action, proving that they were not just some fevered dream, but indeed a new horizon in camaraderie.
This photo, in the men's room at the Olympic Biathlon Center in Sochi, was snapped by the BBC's Steve Rosenberg. You might just want to hold it.
Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here every other week helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty? Email her.
From Fenway to Camden Yards to Marlins Park, baseball is defined by the built environment. We've already surveyed the big picture. Now it's time to explore the depths. We're looking for photos and stories to build an online guide to the restrooms of Major League Baseball—the Yelp of plop, you might say—starting with…
It wasn't enough to overwhelm the sewage system, but according to the city's Department of Environmental Protection, the surge caused the water level at a nearby reservoir to drop by two inches. Which means a lot of fans were holding much more than just their breath.
It's a "slam dump," but you might want to watch your dribble beyond the arc. [Reddit, via Curbed; h/t to Evan G.]
"Authorities say a woman was taken to a local hospital after a toilet she was using exploded at the General Services Administration Building in Washington, D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Pete Piringer says the woman has serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. Piringer says when D.C. Fire and EMS arrived to the…
There's a new study claiming heart attacks skyrocket after the Super Bowl. Sounds plausible, but if it's anything like all the other things we "know" happen more on Super Bowl Sunday, take it with a grain of salt, i.e., it's completely bull.
Portable toilet passing drills seem to be all the rage, with the Chiefs and Saints both taking advantage of, um, doors that close, to cut down on reaction time. Things went horribly wrong when linemen simultaneously used the johns as tackling dummies. [via RandBall]
Oh good, the "lets flush all 552 toilets at the Penguins' new arena and hope the place doesn't blow up" test was a success. Apparently, the septic system tanked a few seasons in a row to get the top new equipment. [Post-Gazette]
Are you over 18 and a fan of coordinated, group activities? The Pittsburgh Penguins would like 250 "students" to flush all the toilets at the newly constructed Consol Energy Center. In other news, Western Pennsylvania now runs on toilet news.
Where have you publicly evacuated when confronted with an overactive beer-filled bladder and nary a port-o-potty in site to relieve yourself during tailgating? Some duck behind cars and unleash right on the asphalt; others use their empty beer bottles as rudimentary urine containers.