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Tokyo Park Gets Transparent Toilets

Tokyo Park Gets Transparent Toilets

Spacious, clean, and almost completely see-through, an unusual new public toilet block has been built in a Tokyo park — but thankfully, the walls turn opaque when you lock the door.

Oil Industry Placing Risky Bet on Plastics: Report

Oil Industry Placing Risky Bet on Plastics: Report

Big oil producers are pinning their future growth on the world’s insatiable appetite for plastic, researchers said Friday, in a “bet” on society’s failure to tackle disposable consumption that risks stranding billions of dollars in petrochemical investments.