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A ‘Fox & Friends’ host said he hasn’t washed his hands in 10 years, and people thought he was serious

Pete Hegseth made the claim after his "Fox & Friends" co-host Jedediah Bila called him out for eating day-old pizza on-set.
Bill Gates held up a beaker of human feces at the reinvented toilet expo in Beijing on November 6, 2018 to prove a point: unsanitary conditions are dangerous for our health.

A $350 toilet powered by worms may be the ingenious future of sanitation that Bill Gates has been dreaming about

Tiger Toilets run on poop-eating worms and cost less than traditional sewage systems. All they leave behind is water, CO2, and a little fertilizer.
A driver stands next to a truck used to remove sludge from homes in Dakar, Senegal.

A new ‘Uber for Poop’ in Senegal is creating competition to pick up waste from people’s homes

Each year, diarrhea kills about 525,000 children under the age of five. In Senegal, a new system is helping people request trucks to remove poop.

San Francisco has a ‘Poop Patrol’ to deal with its feces problem, and workers make more than $184,000 a year in salary and benefits

Employees of San Francisco's "Poop Patrol" are set to earn $71,760 a year, plus an additional $112,918 in benefits.The city has set aside $830,977 for the cleanup program, which aims to eliminate troubling amounts of feces on the streets.

Your kitchen sponge is even more gross than you thought — here’s how often you should replace it

Kitchen sponges are dirtier than toilets. In fact, microbiologists say that the things you use to clean dishes are the filthiest objects in your home.

China is investing $290 billion to kickstart a ‘toilet revolution’

In an effort to draw more people to the country, China's National Tourism Administration has set aside nearly $300 billion to upgrade 100,000 public toilets.

Bill Gates has partnered with a perfume company to create the ultimate poop smell blocker

Billionaire philanthropist and Gates Foundation head Bill Gates wants to develop a "smell-cancelling" scent for poor countries rife with sanitation problems.

This sanitation startup in Kenya turns poop into a sustainable source of fuel

Sanivation cofounders Emily Woods and Andrew Foote want to make proper sanitation available to everyone.

You’ve been washing your hands all wrong

Researchers looked for the best way to wash your hands. Here's what they found out.