Meet Mr. Toilet

40 percent of the world’s population (that’s over two billion people) still lack access to simple toilets, which poses a major problem for solving poverty and reducing the incidence of disease. But given its perceived “grossness”, we don’t really like to talk about it. Businessman-turned-sanitation hero Jack Sim addresses the smelly elephant in the room in this fascinating short.

How did we get here? Check out our brief history of the toilet.

Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox is the Managing Editor of All That Is Interesting. She holds a Master's Degree in International Relations, and works as a reporter/producer for DNAinfo.
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