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Good Housekeeping ... in the Year 2100
Ever wish you could make your dinner just magically appear or wash your clothes while you're wearing them?  Thanks to a contest by Electrolux Design Lab, these technologies might be coming to a store near you sooner than you think.
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Cocoon

The Cocoon by Swedish designer Rickard Hederstierna is a half-microwave, half-magical food generator that grows all food -- including meat and fish.

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Le Petit Prince

The Le Petit Prince by Martin Miklica of the Czech Republic not only detects suitable conditions for farming on Mars, it grows plants in it's glass shell and informs other robots of its farmland find.

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Moleculaire

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Teleport

Like the delivery guy -- but way cooler:  Dulyawat Wongnawa’s Teleport Fridge allows you to order groceries from stores or farms with the push of a button and have them appear in the fridge or freezer instantly!

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Steamer

The Renew by American Louis Fioloa automatically detects how best to treat different fabrics, then cleans, steams and freshens your clothes in one easy step.

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Naturewash

The Naturewash by Zhenpeng Li of China gives dry cleaning a whole new meaning by using negative ions to clean fabrics. Just throw your clothes down on top of it, or lounge back on the device while it cleans the clothes you’re already wearing.

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Watercatcher

The Water Catcher by Chinese designer Pengbao Shun sees to it that you'll never have to buy another bottle of water again with flying pods that catch rainwater and humidity, return it to a purifying tray, then deliver it directly to whoever’s thirsty.

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Bifoliate

Tired of unloading the dishwasher? With Toma Brundzaite of Lithuania's Bifoliate you won't have to. The wall-mounted, dual-sided dishwasher is both a dishwasher and a cabinet. When the machine's done, just swing the door open to put your clean dishes on display.  Have new dirty dishes?  Just load them in the other newly-covered side.

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Good Housekeeping ... in the Year 2100

Ever wish you could make your dinner just magically appear or wash your clothes while you're wearing them?  Thanks to a contest by Electrolux Design Lab, these technologies might be coming to a store near you sooner than you think.

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