Watch This Poor, Abused Washing Machine Go Completely Insane and Explode

Your washing machine is kind enough to handle your laundry without a complaint. For that it deserves respect. Aussie50 has no such respect. Watch his poor washer tear itself asunder, powerless to prevent spectacular self-destruction the hands of its own spin cycle. Watch as it tries to escape through sheer force of… » 4/20/13 9:15pm 4/20/13 9:15pm

World's Worst Parents Put Kid Through Spin-Cycle at the Laundromat

"Gee, Honey. I'm all done loading the dirty laundry, but I don't want to stop and hey look there's an empty machine right here." » 5/18/12 8:40pm 5/18/12 8:40pm

NASA Wants a Washing Machine for the ISS

I was joking when I said this looked like a washing machine being installed on the International Space Station. Now NASA is serious about it. You know, because astronauts stink. » 11/30/11 9:40pm 11/30/11 9:40pm

Brick Meets Washing Machine, This Time With Emotion

Watching that brick totally destroy that washing machine over the weekend was very amusing! Watching it totally destroy a poor little anthropomorphized washing machine will crush your heart into a million pieces. Those eyes! [BoingBoing] » 8/04/10 9:40pm 8/04/10 9:40pm

Kitchen Towel Sanitizing Machine Says "Suck It" To ShamWow

Just the other day I was thinking that I spend entirely too much on paper towels—but I refuse to buy a ShamWow from Beavis. This kitchen towel sanitizing machine just might be the answer. » 4/24/09 2:40pm 4/24/09 2:40pm

Tragic Death Reminds Us To Lock Down Our Washing Machines And Other…

This very sad story of a 4-year-old girl dying in a washing machine when her 15-month-old brother hit the start button reminds us to lock up our machines, especially around small children and pets. [MSNBC] » 2/04/09 5:40pm 2/04/09 5:40pm

Baguni Washing Machine Takes In Entire Laundry Baskets

This Baguni washing machine concept saves one step, the one where you empty your clothes basket into the washing machine, from your laundry cycle. Is this a huge problem for people? » 1/13/09 8:20pm 1/13/09 8:20pm

No More Mildewy Undies, Thanks to the Twittering Washing Machine

If you get distracted with brilliant blogs written by unspeakably handsome writers and forget about your laundry only to find your clothes smelly and gross in the machine five hours later, this hack's for you. » 1/03/09 9:45am 1/03/09 9:45am

Re-cycle Laundry Center: 'Spin Cycle' Taken Literally

According to its designers, this is the washing machine that you'll use in...well, sometime in the future. Called the Re-cycle Laundry Center, one pod washes, one pod dries and a third pod filters all the water to be reused for another load. Meanwhile, to eliminate the need for a pump, the user spins the rig like a… » 11/20/08 3:40pm 11/20/08 3:40pm

iBasket Laundry Concept is Clothes Hamper, Washer For The Lazy

Like most New Yorkers, my building has no laundry facilities of its own and, in order to get clean clothes, I have to summon the willpower to drag my brimming bag three blocks. Oh, if only I had this automated washing machine basket instead. Designed by Guopeng Liang and one of the finalists in Electrolux's Design… » 8/23/08 3:30pm 8/23/08 3:30pm

Spherical Washing Machine Saves Space and Aching Backs

It may not be as inconspicuous as the laundry lounge chair » 8/13/08 6:40pm 8/13/08 6:40pm, but this Sfera spherical washing machine design does have a few notable advantages. First off, it is compact and it can be tucked away in the corner of a bathroom. Second, its rotating spherical tank makes unloading a breeze. All you need to do is turn it…

Laundry Concept Hides Washing Machine In Lounge Chair

Someone I know once had the awesome idea of turning a laundromat (popular here in my neck of the woods) into a singles bar. With this concept washer and dryer from Indian designer Harsha Vardhan, we could up our prospective plans a notch and instead turn laundromats into singles lounges. The make believe washing… » 7/05/08 4:00pm 7/05/08 4:00pm

Cat Vs. Washing Machine (My Poor Cat Part II)

A while back, my luddite cat had a run-in with an R/C dragonfly. It left her jaded and frightened of the device, so much that we topped our Christmas tree with it to keep her ornament attacking at bay. It was remarkably effective. Since then we've relocated to an apartment and she has a new nemesis...the washing… » 6/25/08 3:20pm 6/25/08 3:20pm

Washup: Toilet and Washing Machine All-in-One (Oh Yes!)

Alright, I get it. Eco-friendly types and people who have small apartments might appreciate a washing machine / toilet hybrid that recycles wasted wash water in the flush tank. It is a good idea, but there is something that is just plain wrong about having your clean clothes so close to the place where you poop—you… » 3/20/08 9:15pm 3/20/08 9:15pm

Slam-Dunk the Funk(y Clothing) with the Tian Chi Washer

Designed for electronic giant Candy and Italian business organization La Fucina, the Tian Chi washing machine introduces an element of fun to the daily grind of household chores, A spring-loaded trap door in the top means that you can play basketball with your dirty clothes every washday. Unlike me, Carlo Casagrande… » 2/27/08 8:11am 2/27/08 8:11am

Washing Machine Makes Your Assault Rifles Sparkle

So you have hoarded thousands of guns in a homemade bunker for that inevitable moment when WWIII comes knocking at your door. That's all well and good, but how do you keep such an impressive arsenal clean? The answer is the F636HT Heavy Duty Long Gun & Handgun System. This bad boy clean up to 10 handguns or 4 long… » 2/13/08 5:50pm 2/13/08 5:50pm

Three Words: "Sexy," "Washing" and "Machine"

This is probably the first time the word "sexy" has ever been used to describe a washing machine—but this concept piece from designer Simona Luculano is definitely worthy of such an adjective. Unlike traditional washing machine eyesores that must be hidden in a garage or behind sliding doors, the Flexible Distance » 11/16/07 3:50pm 11/16/07 3:50pm