A foot warmer and piano music — with your toilet
This final note today. Picking up where Stacey left off about American manufacturing coming back.
Kohler — the toilet people — announced a new product today. For $6,400, you can get a commode that has feet warmers and a heated seat. If you have shy kidneys, it offers the gentle sound of rushing water and soothing piano music. For households where this is a problem, it’s got an automatic seat lowerer. And a port for your iPod.
Not makin’ it up.
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