Laundry

10.07.15
Meet the laundry-folding washing machine of our lazy-ass future
10.07.15

Meet the laundry-folding washing machine of our lazy-ass future

A washer that will clean, dry and fold my laundry? Give it to me now.

By M. Smith,   10.07.15
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07.11.14
The Big Picture: How astronauts keep things clean
07.11.14

The Big Picture: How astronauts keep things clean

What should an astronaut do when he gets dirty? Take a meteor shower [groan]. But, what does an as...

By J. Trew,   07.11.14
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08.08.11
Laundrino ensures you'll never rely on your washing machine's timer again
08.08.11

Laundrino ensures you'll never rely on your washing machine's timer again

We can't count the number of instances we've started a load of laundry in our washing machine and mi...

By J. Pollicino,   08.08.11
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10.10.10
Lego Mindstorm NXT enlisted for shirt-folding robot
10.10.10

Lego Mindstorm NXT enlisted for shirt-folding robot

All we have to say about this shirt-folding robot is that it does a better job than we could ever h...

By L. Dziuban,   10.10.10
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08.21.10
Willow Garage PR2 robot learns to sort socks for $10k prize (video)
08.21.10

Willow Garage PR2 robot learns to sort socks for $10k prize (video)

We've been following the evolution of the Willow Garage PR2 robot for a little over a year now, wat...

By T. Stevens,   08.21.10
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04.05.10
UC Berkeley researchers teach PR2 robot to fold towels
04.05.10

UC Berkeley researchers teach PR2 robot to fold towels

We've already seen Willow Garage's PR2 robot learn to roam offices in search of a power outlet, and...

By D. Melanson,   04.05.10
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01.03.09
Washing machine hacked to tweet when the load's done: @maytag, you listening?
01.03.09

Washing machine hacked to tweet when the load's done: @maytag, you listening?

We're truthfully not sure what's cooler: the fact that the above pictured washing machine tweets wh...

By D. Murph,   01.03.09
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07.30.07
Haier's detergentless WasH20 washing machine
07.30.07

Haier's detergentless WasH20 washing machine

Washing machines that somehow remove the odors and spots from your garments sans the use of water h...

By D. Murph,   07.30.07
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02.09.07
It lives! The post-rinse cycle iPod
02.09.07

It lives! The post-rinse cycle iPod

What happens when an iPod Nano meets a washing machine? Nothing good. Late last month, a writer over...

By E. Sadun,   02.09.07
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