One of my biggest pet peeves has got to be hand dryers in public restrooms. For starters, there's never enough of them and if you don't manage to get to one right away, you're standing there, wet hands dripping, awkwardly waiting your turn. At that point, most people opt for the wipe-hands-on-pants move and call it a day. Nobody wants to contribute to the unnecessary killing of trees, but using ordinary paper towels is quicker and beats waiting around.
James Dyson, inventor of the famed Dyson vacuum cleaner, thinks he has a solution. His latest creation is the Dyson Airblade Tap hand dryer , a sink faucet with built-in hand dryers that allow users to wash and dry hands without leaving the sink.
The Airblade Tap is a minimalist, steel faucet tube with two smaller tubes extended on either side. You place your hands underneath the center tube and infrared sensors know to dispense water. To dry your hands, moveRead More »from Dyson 'Airblade Tap' Dries Hands at Sink