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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Throwback Thursday: News Recap May 29, 2014

If you have been reading the W.L. May Blog but haven't checked us out on FacebookTwitter or Google+, you may not be getting the whole story. We use all of those social media outlets to share news stories that relate to our industry as well as appliance tips we have found from other sources. Here is a recap of some of the top stories we have seen lately. A lot has been happening so without further ado:

We start with some consumer friendly articles we feel would be great for sharing:
  • Today Home recommended some ares of the kitchen to pay extra attention to when cleaning. LINK
  • Some users of HE washing machines report smelly towels. The Dallas Chronicle talked about how to get rid of the smell...and how to keep it away. LINK
  • Faced with going without a refrigerator for a short while? This article from Apartment Prepper may help you cope. LINK
Next, we look at the manufacturers and how they have been in the news recently:
  • Have you ever wanted to splash around inside of a dishwasher? Folks in Cape Town, South Africa had a chance to do just that, courtesy of Samsung. LINK
We found several articles that might be of interest to those of you who love all thing appliances:
  • Terrace Standard made some suggestions on how to make a machine more elder friendly. LINK
  • Scientific American sent out a call out for refrigerator pictures. Their blog post talked about how we decorate our refrigerators...and why. LINK
  • Argus Leader reported on a pink wringer washer returning to its roots. LINK
  • From Taiwan, Toxel.com, showed us a washing machine/video game hybrid. LINK
  • UK's Daily Mail reported on these 24 hour outdoor washing machine as if 24 hour laundrymats did not exist. LINK
  • Solar power is nothing new as this clip from the 1930's showed us. LINK
Sometimes, the links we post are related to technology, business or happenings on the internet:
  • The Columbian predicted growth in appliance sales. LINK
  • Modesto Bee reported on a horrible accident involving appliance repair. LINK
  • Made In USA Challenge posted an infographic that talks about all the reasons that consumers should shop locally. We couldn't agree more! LINK
We close with a few stories that are just for fun:
  • Is getting the dishwasher emptied a challenge in your home? It is for this blogger. LINK
  • Cherokee Tribune remembered wash day before indoor plumbing and electricity. LINK
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