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'Great Port-a-Potty Cover-Up' at Trump Inauguration

'Don's Johns' covered up on portable toilets for inauguration

(Newser) - It's the great port-a-potty cover-up for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration. Workers preparing for the inauguration Jan. 20 have taped over the name of the company—"Don's Johns"—that has long supplied portable restrooms for major outdoor events in the nation's capital. Virginia-based Don's... More »

'Most Unlucky Guy' Gets Spider Bite on Penis—Again

Both times involved portable toilets

(Newser) - A 21-year-old Australian man who will, understandably, only give his first name, Jordan, has been bitten by a spider on his penis ... twice. Both times, the tradesman was using a portable toilet at a building site when he was attacked by spiders hiding under the rim; the most recent incident... More »

Forklift Moves Toilet ... With Woman Inside

She was apparently shocked to find herself on the other side of the festival

(Newser) - A forklift moved a portable toilet across the grounds of an English festival yesterday—notable only for the fact there was a woman stuck in the loo the entire time, the BBC reports. "I think she was suffering from a bit of shock or she thought she had teleported"... More »

Eco Group: We Need Port-a-Potties on Everest

Environmentalists say excrement is a big problem

(Newser) - When you gotta go, you gotta go—even on Everest. And an environmental group says it's high time the mountain has portable toilets. "Human waste is a problem," explains the director of Eco Nepal, who thinks Everest would stay cleaner if the hordes of climbers who brave... More »

Larry King Gifts Port-a-Potty to Stewart Rally

'That's the one I'm gonna use,' Stewart promises

(Newser) - Jon Stewart was on Larry King Live last night, and the host had a little surprise for him: a portable toilet intended for use at Stewart's upcoming rally . “Please tell me that that is not the capsule that they keep you in,” Stewart begged. “Is that the... More »

Dylan Outhouse Odor Blowin' in the Wind

Neighbors press Malibu officials to end noxious smells making them sick

(Newser) - Odors from a portable toilet for workers on Bob Dylan's Malibu estate are blowin' in the wind, and neighbors are none too pleased about it, reports the Los Angeles Times. Sea breezes are delivering noxious smells that are making neighbors ill, they claim, and they're pressing local officials to take... More »

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