Matt Damon causes stink with toilet strike

The actor Matt Damon has pledged to go on strike from using the toilet until every person in the world has access to clean water. At a mocked-up press conference in a comedy Youtube video (pictured) which has already been viewed nearly 90,000 times, the film star’s pledge causes mass confusion among fake “news reporters”. […]

Bill Gates gives $100k to solar powered toilet

American billionaire Bill Gates has given $100,000 (£63,800) to researchers to develop a solar powered toilet. The founder of Microsoft awarded the money to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) yesterday at the ‘Reinvent The Toilet Fair’ in Seattle hosted by his charity. A year ago he had challenged universities to come up with a […]

X-Men star is water ambassador

X-Men star Famke Janssen is taking on a new role – not in a Hollywood film but as a Water Ambassador for an NGO, the Green Cross International. The Dutch-born actress, who has previously served as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, will help promote awareness about water conservation around the world. Ms Janssen said: “Water […]