Japanese App Locates the Closest Vacant Toilet

Japanese telecommunications company KDDI has created one of the most useful apps ever—especially for people with small bladders or small children. Not only does the app locate the nearest bathrooms, it also lets users know if the toilet is vacant, thanks to sensors on cubicle doors that alert when they are open or closed. While testing is happening in office buildings first, if it’s successful it will be used in public spaces like shopping malls, stadiums and train stations. Read more at Mashable.