Japanese vs. Western toilets

You might want to skip this one if you can't handle discussing toilets. However, if you've traveled in Japan, you've undoubtedly run across the hole in the ground referred to as a "Japanese-style" toilet. In this article, the Japan Times discusses the benefits of their native toilets over the "Western-style" that we're all familiar with. And if you're wondering how I came to this, it was from an article about traveling in Japan from MacDevCenter.