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Public toilets in Rome!!

Public toilets in Rome!!

Oldest Toilet in England by Jose and Roxanne, via Flickr    Before Sir Henry Norris became One of the Five Blokes to be Beheaded for Getting Randy with Anne Boleyn, he held the title of Henry VIII’s Groom of the Stool. Nowadays this sounds like the worst job ever, and yet at the time it was the crème de la crème of jobs in the royal Tudor household.

Oldest Toilet in England by Jose and Roxanne, via Flickr Before Sir Henry Norris became One of the Five Blokes to be Beheaded for Getting Randy with Anne Boleyn, he held the title of Henry VIII’s Groom of the Stool. Nowadays this sounds like the worst job ever, and yet at the time it was the crème de la crème of jobs in the royal Tudor household.

For when the storm scares the youknowwhat out of you.  Every storm shelter needs one!

For when the storm scares the youknowwhat out of you. Every storm shelter needs one!

Danger Lurks in a Roman Latrine  Passing around the communal sponge made a visit to ancient Rome's public toilets both a social event and a hazard to your health. (1:59)

Danger Lurks in a Roman Latrine Passing around the communal sponge made a visit to ancient Rome's public toilets both a social event and a hazard to your health. (1:59)

Intestinal parasites have been found lurking in ancient poop in the toilet of a medieval castle in western Cyprus, scientists report.  The findings paint a less than pretty picture of the health and hygiene of crusaders stationed on the Mediterranean island 800 years ago. Poor sanitation likely meant that food and water supplies were contaminated by fecal material, allowing parasitic infections to spread  CREDIT: Anastasiou and Mitchell, International Journal of Paleopathology

Ancient Toilet Reveals Parasites in Crusader Poop

Intestinal parasites have been found lurking in ancient poop in the toilet of a medieval castle in western Cyprus, scientists report. The findings paint a less than pretty picture of the health and hygiene of crusaders stationed on the Mediterranean island 800 years ago. Poor sanitation likely meant that food and water supplies were contaminated by fecal material, allowing parasitic infections to spread CREDIT: Anastasiou and Mitchell, International Journal of Paleopathology

Castle toilette.  di solito un semplice foro di scarico verso l'esterno. Tali servizi igienici erano spesso collocate all'interno di una piccola camera. A seconda della struttura dell'edificio, garderobes potrebbero portare a pozzi di processo o fossati. Molti sono ancora visibili in Norman e castelli medievali e fortificazioni. Sono diventati obsolete con l'introduzione di impianto idraulico interno.

Castle toilette. di solito un semplice foro di scarico verso l'esterno. Tali servizi igienici erano spesso collocate all'interno di una piccola camera. A seconda della struttura dell'edificio, garderobes potrebbero portare a pozzi di processo o fossati. Molti sono ancora visibili in Norman e castelli medievali e fortificazioni. Sono diventati obsolete con l'introduzione di impianto idraulico interno.

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