Posts Tagged: ‘washing machines’

At the end of a long workday, cooking a dinner from scratch or even semi-scratch might seem like a herculean feat. There’s all that washing, chopping, boiling and sauteing involved, after all. But, as any Downton Abbey fan can attest, getting meals on the table used to be far more time- and labor-intensive, in part due to the quality that was expected without modern appliances…

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In this TED talk, Hans Rosling breaks down the population of the world by income and points out the one invention that every human being wants and needs – the washing machine. You might be thinking, “the washing machine???” Wait until he explains it: As I watch this video, there are so many thoughts that […]

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It’s coming to be that time of year, when magazines, web sites and news outlets start publishing their “best of” lists for 2010. Here’s one of the first and it is in a HSW sweet spot – Time’s list of the best inventions: The 50 Best Inventions of 2010 The list is broken into sections: […]

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If you own a dishwasher or a washing machine, chances are that you are using way too much soap in them, according to this article: For the Dishwasher’s Sake, Go Easy on the Detergent The No. 1 sin, according to repair people and appliance experts, seems to be adding too much soap to washing machines […]

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