11 More Weird Toilets and Urinals

1The Vertebrae

Created by Design Odyssey Ltd., the "Vertebrae" is a veritable Swiss Army bathroom that puts every modern bathroom amenity in a single line of stacked rotating modules. It consists of seven modules set on top of the other and anchored to a pole. The only fixed element is the toilet in the bottom, which you can access by moving the modules right above it out of the way. Aside from the actual bowl, it comes with two access doors on each side, where toilet paper and brushes are stored.

2Glass Walled Public Urinals

In September 2016, the first tourists to see Shiyanhu Ecologic Park's new glass-walled toilets in Changsha, China were shy of giving them a test-run given that they don't offer the user much privacy. With only frosted glass to separate the cubicles from each other, and fully transparent glass for the outer walls, floor, and roof, a mirrored coating had yet to be applied to the outer glass surfaces. (We guess using these was for emergencies only!)

3Video Gaming Urinals

A British company, Captive Media, claims to have developed the first "hands-free" video gaming console of its kind—a urinal mounted and controlled games console. Games offered include a ski challenge and multiple choice trivia quiz.

The device sits above a standard urinal bowl where users are presented with three generous targets to aim for as they go. Stickers in the unit that read "Start," "Left," and "Right." The console can detect where the urine is falling using an infrared device. Once players have finished their business, they can post their scores to Twitter and a live leader board.

4A Golden Throne In Hong Kong

Check out this literal golden throne! A company in Hong Kong created a toilet using pure gold and gems, and it's believed to be the most expensive in human history. This not-for-sale "John" has been on display since 2001, and it was even mentioned in the Guinness Book of World Records as the costliest toilet ever made, at $4.8 million.

5"Doctor Loo"

Doctor Who's blue police box has been converted into a toilet at a Bristol cafe. Justin and Claire Hoggans picked up the replica Tardis for £1,800 and spent almost as much installing the “Who Loo” at the Warmley Waiting Room Cafe on the Bristol and Bath Railway Path.

6A Toilet For Vomiting Only

It made us do a double take! They say you can always tell how classy a joint is by checking out the bathrooms. We, therefore, know all we need to about this Prague club judging by this toilet, which is used especially for vomiting.

7A Venus Flytrap Urinal

Would you really use a Venus Flytrap urinal? Crafted by San Francisco artist Clark Sorensen, this fully-functional fixture comes with sharp spikes and a steep asking price of $11,500.

8P-Tree Urinals

Dutch designer Sam van Veluw found an interesting way to solve the problem of long toilet lines during different events, festivals, and open-air concerts. He created waterless urinals for strapping onto trees to cut down on wait times and to prevent revellers from peeing directly onto—well, everything.

9The Fish Tank Toilet Bowl

The Fish ‘n Flush Toilet Tank Aquarium is the real deal! It comes equipped with a powerful filtration system, waterproof LED lights, and two compartments—one holds the toilet water and the other holds the fish.

10The Toilet-Sink Combo

The toilet-sink combo is one of best ways to make your home eco-friendly without sacrificing space or style. They communicate with each other and the water that you use to wash your hands can then be recycled and used to flush the toilet.

11The Glass Toilet

In theory it's a cool idea, but in practice? Not so much. Let's hope this one stays in the conceptual stages!