Student Builds Portable Washer So His Mom Can Do His Laundry Anywhere

They say necessity is the mother of invention, but laziness has probably inspired many a wonderful creation too. After his roommate complained about having to hand wash all of his clothing, Pu Qingliang, a 21-year-old mechanical design and manufacturing student, put the skills he learned to good use by designing a » 7/02/13 3:40pm 7/02/13 3:40pm

Panasonic's Eco-Navi Washer Knows Just How Disgustingly Filthy You Are

In the interest of conserving energy, water, and shame, the Eco-Navi washer uses light-activated sensors to detect your icky-sticky-eugh-so-disgusting stains and adjusts the wash cycles accordingly. What's really dirty about the whole thing though is the appliance's price: $3,000. » 10/08/09 10:00pm 10/08/09 10:00pm

Idiot Kid Looks for Narnia in Washing Machine, Overly Sympathetic…

Okay, so I tried to put myself in this kid's shoes. I'm looking at a steel hole. Not very exciting! I'd rather go play with a bright, flashing object instead. Apparently, we don't have the same thought process, 'cause this kid decided to dig deeper. Guess what he found? A whole bunch of OMGI'mStuck. Enter brave… » 2/06/08 6:30pm 2/06/08 6:30pm

Whirlpool Begins Testing High-Tech Laundry Project

Today Whirlpool launched a pilot project called "Laundry Time." The idea behind the project is making the washing machine more connected to your life. The washer and dryers being tested will be able to be monitored and controlled via computers, cellphones and televisions.
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This project should be pretty interesting given …