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Brilliant or Baffling: Manual Washing Machines

If you're worried about your washing machine driving up your energy bill, there's a solution you've probably never thought of: the manual washing machine. I spotted this gem on Reddit's Frugal forum and was blown away by the creative concept.

Most of these washers, like the GiraDora, have been developed for people in poverty-stricken countries, where many don't have the luxury of owning washing machines. The idea is to alleviate energy and time that people spend on hand-washing clothes, thereby reducing physical ailments like chronic lower back pain that arise from squatting. Watch the video below to see how the GiraDora, a foot-powered washing and spin-drying gadget, works:

What do you think of this product — brilliant or baffling?

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