The hand dryer that can blow your mind

We were out to dinner tonight (it seems like I eat out a lot lately, doesn’t it?). I went to the bathroom and there, next to the sink was the most incredible thing. 

The Dyson Airblade hand dryer. 

You know that guy from the vacuum commercials who makes you think that he is always inventing a better way to suck stuff up and makes you feel really ignorant for having that stupid 10-year-old Miele when you have a dog that sheds?

Oops, off on another noise-in-my-head tangent, sorry about that. So this guy designed what has to be the most incredible hand dryer. You stick your hands in and it looks like it is going to rip the skin right off them. Of course the crazy friends that I was with decided we should try to take pictures of one of us putting our face in there to see if we could simulate the look of a face lift. 

Unfortunately the space was too narrow and she could only insert her hands.

When we got back to the table the guys asked us what we were doing. Um, well there is this really cool dryer and, well, we thought it would be funny if…

never mind.

They seemed to know all about the dryer, so we asked if they had ever tried to put other body parts in there.

Hey, talk about a blow job. 

(sorry Jana – I know – ‘ew mom!’)

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6 responses to “The hand dryer that can blow your mind

  1. I heard about this. So, is it the hand dryer to end all?

  2. The first time I heard of it, my boys had seen one in the men’s room at an airport. They talked about it for weeks and finally, I found a ladies room with one and it is pretty darn cool. But not for drying your face – and I do often wash my face out. Hmmm. Now that I think about it, that’s kind of weird. So nevermind.

    But yes, cool hand dryer!

  3. I haven’t seen one out here yet. I think I need one at home. Then Briefcase can get blow jobs several times a day if he wants!

  4. Paula

    I heard about these too and then finally had my own blade experience in none other than Juneau, Alaska last month. The public rest rooms downtown have them.

    I was so excited about it’s excellent design that I made Paul go into the men’s room and check it out.

    Prior to this, my other excellent hand blowing experience came in the form of the “Excalibur” – a really high velocity dryer. The Air Blade is much better – with such a cool design.

    I must admit though, I hadn’t thought of the bj or the face lift possibilities. Hmmm…

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