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restroom signTechnology has the power to improve our lives in unexpected ways. is a wiki-style site that taps the power of the hive to determine the best bathroom break times while watching a movie.

The project is the brainchild of Flash Platform programmer Dan Florio, aka polyGeek. Florio half-jokes that he was inspired to create the site while watching the 187-minute-long King Kong.

Movie fans are invited to contribute their own opinions. Moderated postings give a description of a scene, how many minutes in it is, and how long a “break” is available. There’s even a description of what transpires during the suggested break time, which to avoid unwanted spoilers is only legible after a specific mouse click.

Mobile and iPhone app versions of are in the works in response to overwhelming demand, Florio said.

(Title lyric by Diane Warren via Aerosmith.)


Written by chris

May 26, 2009 at 1:58 pm

Posted in Film, Internet, Mobile

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