Rona Moon muses on the existential meaning of a picture that appeared recently on a Japanese message board.
"Could this be the (scato)logical future of travel? Is this a protest against congested public transport, a desperate cry for attention, a new way to pick up plumbers, a misunderstood genius, or the next subway must-have? Whatever comes of it, this mysterious woman in leopard print knows how to attract attention. And maintain the carriage ceiling free of clogs."
"Some Japanese netizens on Hamusoku passed judgment, others overflowed the toilets of admiration," notes Moon. "So while most pooh-pooh the very idea, this could revolutionize subway travel. Or at least keep things flowing smoothly. Arriving soon at a station near you."