Everyone has a few garments that they need to dry clean on occasion, even it's just for that one wedding every few years. But the solvent most commonly used in the process, known as "perc," is a known carcinogen. Fortunately, there's a better option available.
The Swash is being pitched as a sort of personal dry cleaning machine that promises to refresh clothes in just ten minutes. But instead of the toxic chemicals often used at your local dry cleaner, it runs on disposable detergent pods.
For me, dry cleaning has always belonged in a category of miracles, along with color-safe bleach, dry shampoo, and acupuncture. They seem to work, but is it only because we'd like to believe they do? So we decided to take a look past the counter and '80s-style decals to figure out, what is dry cleaning, anyway?
You really can't get tired of people going to unexpected places and making unexpected music. Here we have experimental musician Diego Stocco making a crazy percussive opus right in front of us with a dry cleaner's tools of the trade.