In an attempt to reduce water wasted by women continually flushing public toilets to cover up any embarrassing noises, Japan installed the ‘Sound Princess’. When this modern piece of technology is activated, a loud flushing sound drowns out any offensive noises. Some models come with volume controls should excessive flooding or strong winds be expected.
Source: Smarter Every Year – 366 Random Facts
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Elsmere is from Northern Ireland and has always had a passion for learning. He studied at the University of Ulster and graduated with a Master’s degree in Management and Corporate Governance.