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Super Great Toilet Keeper: you know you want one

You know what’s wrong with toilets? The one, absolutely must-have feature that they’re all missing? The ability to keep goal against international footballers. That’s what.

Enter the Super Great Toilet Keeper. The toilet goalkeeper was built as a collaboration between TOTO, a Japanese high-tech toilet manufacturer and toto a sports betting site.

The highly versatile commode is reportedly capable of blocking shots as fast as 160km/h. It does this by making use of two 250 fps cameras mounted either side of the goal to calculate when to pivot and launch a smaller ball at the incoming shot.

The collaboration is part of the two companies’ efforts at green awareness. If you’re wondering why they would build a goalkeeping toilet instead of committing to an actual environmental campaign, the best answer I can offer is: because Japan.

Source: The Verge

Author | Stuart Thomas

Stuart Thomas
Stuart Thomas joined the Burn Media team in 2011 while finishing off an MA in South African Literature. Eager to prove his geek credentials, he allowed himself to be thrown in the deep and did his best to stay afloat. When not fused with his keyboard, you can find... More