29 May 2009

Keep a Lid On It—Really

Behold the Electric Sink, which in 1951 included a most unusual top-loading dishwasher, within which "sixty-four whirling, swirling jets brush-flush every hollow, groove, corner, and contour of every dish, glass, piece of silver and cooking utensil." After the 9 3/4-minute cleaning cycle, the lid automatically popped open [uh-oh] for "flash drying"—a function the manufacturer inexplicably fails to define.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous31 May, 2009

    I like how the operator appears to be a flight attendant of some kind. (I think its the smart little hat)


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