Potty humor in the most literal sense, this composting toilet will tell you a joke. The project uses the an MP3 shield, Arduino and PIR sensor to detect use and play a practical joke. The video also makes a compelling argument for composting toilets. Shared by Summer Files on YouTube:
It’s was a rainy day so we took our adventures indoors and had a little fun with our composting toilets. If you have never seen these kind of toilets, check out our video for a great explanation of how they work and how they are different from regular toilets. We then used Arduino electronics and programming to add a practical joke to our toilets.
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