I'm starting to think about what I want for Mother's Day. On my wish list is a portable washing machine. You know, to get the boogers, drink stains, and almost anything that I encounter that winds up on my clothes, clean.
Now there actually is one! Drumroll, please...
Meet: COTON, the world's smallest portable washer machine, designed to remove stains anytime, anywhere.
|Hairspray? No! WASHING MACHINE!|
A Chinese manufacturer has invented a machine roughly the size of a can of hair spray, that will wash clothes on the spot. It removes stains in as little as 30 seconds. And since it only weighs 4 ounces and is 7 inches long, it will fit into your purse or briefcase. With its specially-designed nozzle, it provides a similar effect as drum-style washing machines. Using 1 tablespoon of water and a little soap or detergent, the nozzle beats 700 times a minute to squeeze out dirt and eliminate stains. The caveat is that for best results, you should wash the clothes in a traditional-sized washer after using Coton.
The Coton Handy Washer was just released in Japan at a price point of $92. And although the company says it has no intention of bringing it to the US any time soon, just wait: you know that eventually it WILL make it here somehow. And when it does, I'LL BE WAITING FOR IT!
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