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Thursday, September 10, 2015

Throwback Thursday: News Recap September 10, 2015

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. So without further ado:

We start with some consumer friendly articles we feel would be great for sharing:
  • Huffington Post said that you are doing laundry wrong. LINK
  • HER.IE offered some tips on stretching items that have been shrunk in the wash. LINK
  • With kids headed back to school, more Mom's are packing lunches. Consumer Affairs had some thoughts to keep in mind about food safety. LINK
  • The tech reporter from the Ventura County Star recommended against using your dishwasher to clean your computer keyboard. LINK
  • SFGate told us about 13 items you might be surprised can be cleaned with a dishwasher. LINK
  • Good Housekeeping shared 13 items you should NOT clean with your dishwasher. LINK
  • Everyday Cheapskate considered whether HE detergent is really needed for a front loader. LINK
Next, we look at the manufacturers and how they have been in the news recently:
  • Haier America expects to create 410 jobs after expanding refrigerator plant outside Camden. LINK
  • GE unveiled a new top load washer with the largest capacity agitator. LINK
  • Ad week named a Whirlpool ad "Whirlpool Go" as US Ad of the Week. LINK
  • Android Central told us about a workaround from LG for making old appliances into "smart appliances". LINK
We found some articles that might be of interest to those of you who love all thing appliances:
  • Yanko Design showed us a washing machine that uses no water OR detergents. LINK
  • Rocket News 24 showed us a fun way to revive the look of your home appliance. LINK
  • Huffington Post suggested how often you should be washing towels and sheets. LINK
Sometimes, the links we post are related to technology, business or happenings on the Internet:
  • A teacher invented an at-home salad bar. LINK 
  • Inman ran an article aimed at property mangers seeking to employ "smart home" technology. LINK
  • Google announced that they will be starting to include tweets in their search results. LINK
  • Despite perceptions, manufacturing has been slowly growing in the US, according to this report in the Boston Globe. LINK
We close with few just for fun stories:
  • Atlas Obsura gave us a very interesting read about the history and future of shipping. LINK
  • Paste gave us an interesting history of frozen food. LINK
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