advertising
Ad Standards Rules Fairy Liquid *Does* Last Twice as Long as Other Brands

One of our longest-running advertising slogans was put in the spotlight recently, thanks to corporate giants Unilever and Procter & Gamble battling over claims regarding the popular soapy liquid's endurance. Read More >>

space
So How do Astronauts Wash Their Hands in Space?

Well. You sort of squirt out some water. Special water from a special pouch. Then round up the biggest globule and rub it around, before wiping your hands with the special 100 per cent cotton NASA space towel. We're sure there's a better and more efficient way. Washing your hands can't always be this much fun. This is basically Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield mucking about. [YouTube] Read More >>

patents
Dyson Has Patented a Faucet That Also Dries Your Hands

Public and workplace washrooms often have far fewer hand dryers than they have sinks to wash hands in, leaving people queuing for a dryer with dripping hands. Read More >>

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