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Students were bullied because of dirty clothes. Washing machines in the locker room will change that. The Facebook picture of Akbar Cook standing in front of washing machines and dryers looked rather odd at West Side High School in Newark. Not to Cook, who is the school's new principal this school year. The appliances are not out of place at all. In [...]
New Jersey principal creates in-school laundry room to combat bullying News of the laundry room spread quickly on social media, and the school started receiving community donations of detergent and dryer sheets to offset any cost to the students, according to WABC. The machines will be ready and available for students to [...]
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Principal installs laundromat to wash out bullying in NJ high school West Side purchased the new washing and drying machines through a $20,000 grant from PSE&G. Meanwhile, the community has come forward to donate detergent, fabric softener and dryer sheets. Donations have poured in from as far away as California. [...]
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New Jersey School Principal Installs Laundry Room To Fight Student Bullying Its "Care Counts" program helps install washers and dryers in schools to provide laundry facilities to students who don't have access at home. About 90 percent of tracked students improved their attendance by six additional days compared with the prior [...]
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Christians urged to pray about climate change during Lent. Christians in seven countries are being urged to pray during Lent for families at risk from climate change. Its Advocacy director Paul Cook told Premier he’s seen first hand the damage it can do. Here’s the handy dandy photo used. You can find it all over the Internet as a sign of ‘climate change’ doom. But, see, there’s a wee bit of a problem: the photo is doctored. Every photo of the plant that is not doctored shows white, or mostly white, steam coming from all the stacks. If it was coming out like in the photo, you can bet authorities would be all over it in a heartbeat.
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I started this blog the day I finally fixed a tap for the first time. The sense of triumph gave me the feeling that I could also master the complexities of setting up a blog. Clearly not, however, as I had intended calling the first post, not the whole blog, I Buy a New Washer. By the time I worked out how to change the blog title, it was too late. At a poetry reading last year, I was introduced as the Poet Who Blogs About Washing Machines. "Adopting the stage name Someone's Mum in a moment of irony, writing the poem 'Killing the Angel - after Virginia Woolf' ( Virginia-give-up-the-domestic-martyrdom-or-die-never-having-written-anything-Woolf. Moi, now known for my blog about washing machines. In calling my blog, I Buy A New Washer, I wanted to be known for my plumbing.
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Town Announces Semi-Annual Appliance, Metal Pickup All appliances (refrigerators, stoves, washing machines, etc) and all metals must be placed at the curb by Monday, April 24th, 6 a.m. From the Town of East Haven: Mayor Maturo reminds residents of The Town of East Haven’s next semi-annual pick up of ... [...]
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Watch: Here's What You Get When You Replace AC/DC Drummer With a Washing Machine I handle the news around here. Today in YouTube, a fella known as Aaron Attaboy McAvoy offered a cover of AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" featuring a "white trash washer rhythm section, and a guest appearance by my white trash dryer." You can check it all out below. [...]
Samsung is using Dish Network techs to fix washing machines Samsung recalled nearly three million top-loading washing machines last year after reports they were exploding. It gave customers the option of having their appliances fixed by a certified technician. Now, it's making good on that promise -- sort of. [...]
The White Trash Washing Machine Is Back With Another Great Cover! First it went viral with the incredible cover of The Devil Went Down To Georgia, now the "White Trash Washing Machine" is back (with its partner, the dryer) with a equally great cover of AC/DC's Thunderstuck! Featuring Shawn Lake on lead guitar ... [...]
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This American-Made Washing Machine Is So Good It’s Got a Cult Following Washing machines probably aren’t what come to mind when you think ... mom-and-pop shops) to sell their washers and dryers instead. It can also be purchased through Amazon, starting at a little under $900. “People just like that built-to-last mechanical ... [...]
New feature length film turns humdrum into art with world famous composerWorld-first sees washing machine cycle turned into slow cinema with soundtrack by Michael NymanBritain’s most famous living composer creates a dramatic original score to accompany film of a 66 minute wash cycleComposer of Oscar winning film The Piano inspired by ‘mechanical cycles’Film set to get fans of slow cinema in a lather with full uncensored, moment-by-moment footage of a full wash cycle majoring on a single, long...
If you ever spend time gazing hypnotically at your front-loading washer as it endlessly spins, then you’re sure to enjoy Samsung’s latest TV ad.Debuting recently for viewers in the U.K., the mesmerizing ad features a washing machine doing its thing for a full 200 seconds in what the company proudly describes as “a soulful ballet of technology in motion.”According to Samsung, it’s “the longest single-shot commercial ever screened in the U.K.,” and filled an entire ad break when it aired last...
How many times have you wanted to wash your favorite pair of jeans or sweater, but didn’t have enough dirty clothing to justify a full load in the machine? Maybe you popped the jeans into the dryer to freshen them up, or pulled them straight from the hamper no matter how ripe they smell. No one’s going to be sniffing your jeans, anyway, right?For years, appliance manufacturers have been making washing machines with larger and larger capacities to accommodate growing family needs. Yet those...
About five years ago, I bought a new home. It came with an old washer and dryer, but the washer failed after one use. It was not covered by my home warranty, so I suddenly was in the market for a new one.I thought I would be getting a trendy front-loader, but my research showed numerous complaints of long wash times, mold, musty smells and reliability and operational issues. At least one person I knew said they switched back to a top loader, and another junked a $1,200 machine after only...