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Portland, Oregon, spent $250,000 to reinvent the public toilet — and it worked

If you've ever used a public toilet, you probably wish you held the urge until you got home. They're unclean, smelly, and often serve as de facto homes for the homeless. Thankfully, the city of Portland, Oregon, has reinvented the staple facility of urban centers, festivals, and campgrounds. And the new public toilet only cost $250,000 to develop. The Portland Loo isn't the futuristic, self-cleaning bathroom you might imagine.
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