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Thoughtless architects in Brazil have given new meaning to the phrase 'public convenience' after building washrooms in a new arts centre with transparent glass walls.
The in Ponta Grossa, in Brazil's southern state of Parana, was unveiled earlier this month and is covered entirely in glass.
But designers apparently forgot about the toilets,
New to the market from a Japanese manufacturer is a wand-like device designed to quickly remove harmful bacteria from a range of household objects and electronic devices.
The Influsaber from J-Force uses UV light which is said to penetrate the outer walls of viruses and bacteria, altering their genetic structure and killing them.
The device can
A cleaner accused of stealing an empty Swedish commuter train which crashed into a house did not steal the vehicle, officials now say.
Prosecutors in Stockholm said they have now closed the criminal case against the woman, who who sustained serious injuries in the accident. They now believe she started the vehicle by accident as she was cleaning
German cleaning machine producer Kärcher has won its unfair competition suit against the Chinese company Wenzhou Haibao. It's one of the first German businesses to win a lawsuit of this kind in China.
The dispute at the district court in Guangzhou (Canton) was design copies of Kärcher compact class commercial pressure cleaners. Wenzhou
People who work with cleaning products are at risk of developing asthma, say UK experts who have explored the link. The study of more than 7,000 people suggests exposure to bleach and other chemicals is a factor in one in six cases of adult-onset asthma among British people in their mid-50s.
A total of 18 high-risk jobs were identified, four of
Among the 27 member states of the EU Germany takes the lead in terms of innovation activity according to a new Eurostat survey.
Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union and this survey focuses on product and process innovation, as well as organisational and marketing innovation.Fifty-three percent of enterprises from industry and