Lori Broady could not live without her hair dryer. Since she was eight years old, she says, she couldn't fall asleep without it turned on next to her in bed.
"It's a comfort thing, it's a security thing, it's the noise, it's the air, it's all-encompassing," said Broady, now 31.
She attributes her addiction to a what she called a "chaotic" childhood. The dryer, she said, drowned out the noise and helped her sleep.
Although her parents did their best to hide blow dryers, she said growing up...Full Story