Turns out the average British home is hiding some incredibly brilliant inventions -- and Americans should seriously consider poaching them for their own abodes.
In the video above from Anglophenia, a British guide shows us around her home, highlighting all of the magical gadgets along the way. To be fair, you won't find these inventions in every U.K. household, and it's certainly possible you'll see them in some American ones. But by and large, it looks like we've got some design tips to learn from the Brits.
- In many U.K. homes, the washing machine is in the kitchen, and converts into a dryer with the twist of a knob. This eliminates the need to unload and re-load wet clothes, plus you can do laundry and cook dinner in the same room, at the same time. (Oh, and it's a major space saver.)