“Smart” Clothes Washer Saves Energy

This clothes washer is supposed to be “smart”, and I simply don’t buy that. You see, the only thing that separates this from any other washer is that it uses a computer to determine the best time to run the wash based on the cost of electricity at any given moment. I’d think that a truly smart washer would not only determine the best time to run a load of laundry- it would measure and dispense soap, water and any other cleaners you used automatically. It would be nice if the machine dried and folded the laundry too, but I know that I’m now asking for something that is beyond the scope of one household machine in the year 2010. A guy can dream, can’t he?

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14-Wheeled Skateboard

This fourteen-wheeled creation from flowlab us supposed to make turning a skateboard an easier task. I’ll never be able to verify this because it doesn’t matter how many wheels you put on a skateboard; the second I step on it, I’m falling on my ass. Maybe if they put brakes in the wheels, then the board wouldn’t fly out from beneath me.

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