Personally, my rule about using public toilets goes like this: If the shit is "above sea level," I don't use it.
What can be done about this widely recognized problem? Obviously China needs to modernize its public water closets somehow. I was walking through the mall earlier today when I saw this sign, and rejoiced. Perhaps I should give the Chinese some credit. They are moving forward towards a throne for the 21st century!
You can imagine my dismay when I realized this was not, in fact, a national campaign to clean up China's porcelain shit holes, but was in fact a new restaurant coming soon.
A peak through the posters revealed the interior decoration is bathroom-themed, you sit on chairs shaped like toilets. My only guess is that it's some sort of all-you-can-eat buffet taken to the next level. An infinite buffet, if you will.