Public restrooms at the Temple of Heaven faced a TP theft frenzy until high-tech facial scanners came to the rescue. Want a 60-cm sheet? Your face gets scanned, but return too soon, and the machine goes on strike!

This trial hopes to curb theft, but opinions are split. Click here for the scoop on China’s toilet paper rationing!


Facial Scanners Installed in Beijing Public Toilets to Combat Toilet Paper Theft