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    something that is considered a problem only because whoever experiences it has access to a lot of material benefits, and which would not be considered a problem in a developing country

    The agony of walking with dripping hands from a sink to a hand dryer or towel dispenser might seem like the ultimate first world problem – but the British inventor Sir James Dyson thinks it needs fixing.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 06/02/2013
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