Jan 11, 2010
Weird Japanese inventions that never took off
Let’s start a new week with humor! It’s no secret that Japanese always try to come up with some new gadgets and devices that would make our life easier (or more difficult).
Below is a collection of some of these ingenious Japanese inventions from the end of the past millennium that never became quite popular.
Special cost-effective 360-degree panoramic camera.
Useful 10-in-1 tool kit for gardening.
Rain water collection device.
Shoe protectors for rain.
Solar-powered cigarette lighter.
Protective mask for easier lipstick application.
Tie with pockets for office supplies.
Ear cleaning device with built-in miniature video camera.
Helmet to prevent head from tilting while sleeping on train. The message board shows the station name for people to wake you up on time.
Floor cleaning mop.
Hair protector to be worn while eating.
Cooling fan for noodles.
Tripod to hold the head while sleeping on train.
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