Posts tagged "bathrooms"

Frisky Rant: Stop Being So Damn Disgusting In The Company Bathroom, Ladies

I write this to you in the heat of the moment, still disgusted at what I just witnessed in the company ladies room. IT WAS NOT PRETTY. In fact, after slurping down several tall glasses of Long Island Iced Teas during a barbecue yesterday, I was forced to stop at a seedy, highway rest sto…
By: Katie Oldenburg / June 16, 2014

Progress Means There’s A Traffic Jam In The Senate Chamber Ladies’ Room

"For the first time, there was a traffic jam in the Senate women’s bathroom. There were five of us in there, and there are only two stalls." -- Senator Amy Klobluchar (D-Minn.) on how the record number of women serving in the Senate (20!) is causing problems in the ladies' room. Good to know that…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 15, 2012

She’s A Girly Girl, Even In The Shower

These days a formal boudoir is hard to come by, so naturally a girl's gotta stake her territory elsewhere. This adorable cream-and-pink shower curtain will be like a flag, telling your gentlemen callers that this room right here is where the magic happens. The vintage beauty supplies depicted on the curtain — curlers, pearls, perfume…
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 13, 2011

Man Locks Himself In To Keep Technology Out

How far would you go to break yourself of your internet addiction? If you're Mark Malkoff, you'll lock yourself in your bathroom for five days. Malkoff, of New York, NY, thinks he's way too addicted to his laptop and iPhone, so as of 11:30 a.m. on August 23, he's locked himself in the loo. But…
By: Julie Gerstein / August 24, 2010

Designer Toilet Seat Covers For The Discriminating Toilet Goer

Wishing for world peace? Praying you'll win the lottery? Perhaps you should settle for another kind of a dream come true: designer toilet seat covers. Yes, Toletta is here, and with the advent of this product, you may never find yourself squatting in high heels over a nasty, dirty public toilet again in your life.
By: Susannah Breslin / July 12, 2010

Weekend DIY: Paint Your Very Own Striped Bathroom

There are a few features I dream of having in my future home. The list includes a dishwasher, a washer and dryer, a radiator that doesn't clank, and a striped bathroom. Because of that last wish, the December issue of Lonny made me drool all over my laptop. The online magazine pictures not one…
By: Catherine Strawn / December 13, 2009

10 Little Ways To Pretty Up Your Bathroom For Guests

Despite the fact that I live in a teeny apartment, I had houseguests this past weekend. And seeing that it's getting to be the holidays, I'm sure to have more before the year's done. Oh, and don't forget about having people over for holiday drinks—I'm totally throwing some sort of mini-bash. Whenever someone who doesn't…
By: Nina Carbone / November 22, 2009

The Scale Is Now Your Friend—A Big, Fuzzy Pink One

We try to stay away from scales (happiness is not a number, people), but this one caught our attention. Um, as if blindingly bright magenta shag couldn't. Meet the Plush Size Yay! Scale, a device which doesn't so much read your weight as it does tell you you're great. Step on it and the…
By: Leonora Epstein / September 30, 2009

Cover Your Bathroom In Old Airplane Parts

Starting just this summer, a company called CoveringsETC is offering 100% recycled and 100% recyclable textured tile made out of recovered aircraft fuselages (the tiling is called Bio-Luminum)—and ahem, yes, it's stuff that you'd actually want in your own home! (Think: A kitchen backsplash.) The idea is that parts from airplane graveyards all…
By: Nina Carbone / August 20, 2009

iPhone App For Movie Goers With Small Bladders

It’s well known amongst my friends that I can pee, only to need to pee again. I live by the "Sit Or Squat" application on my iPhone that tells me the nearest location of public restrooms. In the month or so since "Sit Or Squat" has been on my phone, I’ve utilized it more…
By: Justine Fields / July 20, 2009

Making Art Out Of Toilet Stalls

There are plenty of things that can be done in the bathroom, including, apparently, photo shoots. A Swiss photo studio snapped people in a variety of bathrooms for calendar they made for a client. We can't imagine looking at one of these for every month of the year. The pictures make…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 3, 2009

15 Ways To Make The Most Of Your 30 Minutes Of Bathroom Time

A new survey found that Americans spend an average of 30 minutes each day in the bathroom, which adds up to almost eight days a year. Now, we're not sure whether this half hour includes time spent showering, blow drying hair, and putting on makeup, because if that's the case, 30 minutes seem…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 2, 2009

Love Vandal: Good For Casey

Yes, this is the same bathroom as this one. It was a very love-filled stall. Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send your pic to tips@thefrisky.com.
By: Catherine Strawn / December 16, 2008

Love Vandal: Bathroom Break

Yes, that is a toilet paper dispenser in the top left corner of the photo. Have you seen graffiti that’s kind of sweet (even if it is against the law)? Send your pic to tips@thefrisky.com.
By: Catherine Strawn / November 11, 2008

Man Who Let Girlfriend Stay In Bathroom For Two Years Wins Lottery, Twice

Back in March, we told you about a guy whose girlfriend wouldn't come out of his bathroom for two years. Her skin eventually grew over the toilet seat, and she was attached to it when police found her. Well, in July, Kory McFarren received six months of probation after pleading no contest to…
By: Catherine Strawn / October 9, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Sienna Miller’s Hair, Transsexual Bathrooms, And Angelina Jolie’s Upcoming Roles

Sienna Miller's pubic hair had to be digitally enhanced in the movie Hippie Hippie Shake because people didn't get Brazilians back in the '60s. [Digital Spy]…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 30, 2008

The Five Quickies You Must Try

Wham, bam, thank you, ma’am! Sometimes sex is best when its quick, because lord knows we've got things to do besides you. Sex can be short and sweet when you’re on-the-go, so long as you are set up for a rip roaring time. But where and how can you get a Big O swifter tha…
By: Simcha / July 28, 2008

The Dark Knight Is Bad For Small Bladders

Over on the Los Angeles Times blog All the Rage, Monica Corcoran complains that The Dark Knight is too long for its female fans. At 2 hours and 32 minutes in length, the movie is tad lengthy, and when Monica watched the movie on Sunday, seven women took bathroom breaks at the two…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 21, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Loud Music, Women’s Restrooms, And Unmarried Americans

Loud music seems to cause people to drink more, faster. [EurekAlert!]…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 21, 2008

The Girls’ Club Is In The Bathroom

Carol Hymowitz writes in The Wall Street Journal that the ladies' room at her office is the female equivalent of the what men have in a golf courses or cigar clubs. Business is discussed, relationships are formed, advice, whether about "where to find the best look-alike Birkin bag" or how to handle a boss, i…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 15, 2008
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