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The radical consequences of public conveniences

It drips on her head most days, says Champaben, but in the monsoon season it’s worse. In rain, worms multiply. Every day, nonetheless, she gets up and walks to her owners’ house, and there she picks up their excrement with her bare hands or a piece of tin, scrapes it into a basket, puts the basket on her head or shoulders, and carries it to the nearest waste dump.
A chapter from The Big Necessity, a book exploring the world of human waste: A Brief History of Class and Waste in India [more inside]
posted by Joe in Australia on Feb 1, 2014 - 18 comments

7-11 Amazon delivery lockers

Unholy alliance of convenience: 7-11 Amazon delivery lockers (US / UK).
posted by stbalbach on Sep 12, 2011 - 169 comments

Nothing gets this girl excited like a good meat sale!

Freezer Meals on the Cheap.
posted by bwg on Jun 26, 2011 - 94 comments

Snapple and a Shorti?

A five-page Washington Post epic about the pluralistic cults of WaWa and Sheetz. If you've ever spent any significant amount of time in the Mid-Atlantic states, you'll understand. (print format link)
posted by potch on Aug 27, 2009 - 102 comments

Cuz when you gotta go...

MizPee works on your mobile phone to help you locate the nearest, cleanest bathroom.
posted by Dave Faris on Jul 3, 2007 - 25 comments

Pre-sliced peanut butter:

Pre-sliced peanut butter: "It's all about convenience." Is this the ultimate in excessive packaging? Or is it a hoax (peanut butter culture not so ingrained in the UK, so I might have missed the clues)?
posted by jonathanbell on Jul 18, 2001 - 38 comments

A table that sets itself?

A table that sets itself? Great! Now if I can just find a bathroom that cleans itself, life will be perfect.
posted by grumblebee on Oct 5, 2000 - 2 comments

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