When you gotta go, you gotta go. That simple truth of life has inspired an unusual app project. CLOO' is like a social network for your personal lavatory.
It helps you ferret out a local loo through your network of friends on Facebook, Foursquare, and Twitter. You then send a toilet request and the person decides whether or not to rent out her bathroom to you for a small fee.
I know this sounds crazy. People you've never met could come in to borrow your bathroom. I checked in with co-founders Hillary Young and Deanna McDonald. They assured me that this app is no joke.
"Right now we're finishing our prototype. We're a little stuck because of funding. We realize this is a very new idea and intimate subject matter," writes Young in an e-mail to CNET.… Read more