"Do you fight over 'Who left the Toilet Seat up?' Are you tired of that 'Midnight Splashdown?' The PeaceMaker will end the battle of the toilet seat. Merely step on the pedal to activate the lifting mechanism. When finished, remove your foot from the pedal and the seat gently comes to a rest where it started."
Or, just lift the toilet seat.
Interestingly, you don't have to order this from some obscure overseas catalog. It's readily available at megasite Amazon.com.
This dude is ugly, but I guess it's not overpriced... for something unnecessary?
Whatcha think? Genius or Germ Farm?