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Today, roughly 75 percent of American households have a dishwasher. But this wonder of modern kitchen science still lags well behind refrigerators and microwaves — which are both over 95 percent. The automatic dishwasher was the high-tech promise of the 1920s. And the 1950s. And the 1970s. So why has the dishwasher

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It's the year 2044—what does your kitchen sound like? What about your power supply? How about the laundry room, or even your new, high-tech burglar alarm? Disquiet, Gizmodo's subdomain of all things sonic and ambient, is challenging its readers to come up with a speculative soundtrack for the home of the future—or,

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You've no doubt dreamed about the living room of the future. Ever since the advent of the TV—or the radio—images of friends and families gathered around the home entertainment systems of tomorrow have been flying at you in fiction. Wall-spanning TVs, virtual reality goggles, computerized assistants that respond to

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Will we even go outside in the future? You wouldn't be blamed for thinking we'll all soon be living a climatically regulated life indoors. In movies, tomorrow's recreation is often confined to a bubble-enclosed environment—an artificially controlled, robotically operated "natural" experience that protects us from the

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