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Self-Cleaning Underwear

  1. Jan 8, 2007 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://www.livescience.com/scienceoffiction/070105_nanofabric.html

    This reminds me of an old army joke: After living in the field for a week under the most primative conditions, the commanding officer decided to give his troops a break and allow a change of underwear. So he called the troops to attention and gave them the good news. "Men, in the interest of personal hygene, we are going to change our shorts today. Private Smith, change with Private Gonzales. Private Jones, change with Private Black..."
     
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  3. Jan 8, 2007 #2

    Kurdt

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    Wow this means I won't have to change my underwear for a whole year :biggrin:
     
  4. Jan 8, 2007 #3

    Math Is Hard

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    so for you, basically nothing changes, eh? :tongue:
     
  5. Jan 8, 2007 #4

    Kurdt

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    Well I'm anticipating an increase in the wear time.
     
  6. Jan 8, 2007 #5

    Gokul43201

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    Micro and nano? How you could possibly pass up on that?

    Once I get my first crateload of undies, my underwear laundry frequency will be in the range of picohertz! Hooray!
     
  7. Jan 8, 2007 #6
    nano-panties? That just dosen't sound right.
     
  8. Jan 9, 2007 #7

    Danger

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    But look at the potential for attachments...
     
  9. Jan 9, 2007 #8
    Could be useful in serious inflight emergencies.:smile:
     
  10. Jan 9, 2007 #9
    (G-)strings at the nano-scale!
     
  11. Jan 9, 2007 #10

    ShawnD

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    This doesn't help those of us who do not wear underwear :tongue2:
     
  12. Jan 9, 2007 #11

    DaveC426913

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    T M I !!!!!!!
     
  13. Jan 9, 2007 #12

    Ivan Seeking

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    I've never seen "TMI" used before, but it only took a few microseconds to understand the meaning.
     
  14. Jan 9, 2007 #13

    Moonbear

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    :rofl: Just had to look to the post above it, huh? :yuck:
     
  15. Jan 9, 2007 #14

    D H

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    Call me an old fart. I had to think a bit.

    Trans Mars Injection? Nope. That takes a spacesuit, let alone underwear.
    Technical Military Instruction? Nope. That was in the OP.
    Touched, Moved, and Inspired? DaveC, you're sick!
     
  16. Jan 9, 2007 #15

    Ivan Seeking

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    Too Much Information!!!!

    This was going to be my response as well.
     
  17. Jan 9, 2007 #16

    D H

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    I was just having fun. I have three sons, late teens to early twenties. I have learned not to ask questions that lead to TMI, such as "How did you get mud all over the inside of the van?"
     
  18. Jan 9, 2007 #17

    Ivan Seeking

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    Good idea, esp when it comes to a van! :biggrin:
     
  19. Jan 10, 2007 #18
    I thought it was "Too Many Instructions" i was thinking of nano-panties within nano-panties within nano-panties, like a Russell's pantiedox....

    I wonder if they chaff, are they non-stick?
     
  20. Jan 10, 2007 #19

    DaveC426913

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    Two. Both early twenties. Both men.

    "Why do you have a bandage over your eyebrow/nose/lip/tongue/navel and what you need the peroxide for?"

    "Why do you keep needing the toilet plunger in the downstairs bathroom?"
     
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