Inventions that astound us the most are the ones that occur unexpectedly. Yet, once they are introduced, they seem like they have always been a part of our everyday lives. Some of these inventions are aimed at enhancing usefulness, while others actually save lives. Nonetheless, all of them are incredible achievements of human ingenuity! We have listed down some exceptional inventions that might surprise you. Keep reading and take your pick!
Self-Heating Butter Knife
This is an excellent illustration of how minor things can greatly simplify your life. Simply by pushing a small button on the knife, it transforms into a butter knife that heats itself!
You won’t have to wait for the butter to melt while the rest of your breakfast has already been prepared, or when you’re in a hurry to go to work. Plus, no one will give you a hard time for damaging a fine knife by heating it up on the gas stove.
To-Do List Tattoo
Suppose you struggle with forgetfulness, this ingenious concept might become your closest ally! This tattooed to-do list serves as a constant visual reminder etched onto your skin, ensuring that you remember all important tasks for the day.
This temporary tattoo stamp includes a pen for you to write your list before stamping it onto your skin. It’s great if you have trouble remembering things in the short-term. Simply tattoo the list onto your hand, cover it with your sleeve, and refer to it when needed. Additionally, the tattoo is washable!
Water Bottle With Safety Compartment
This smart bottle has eliminated the need for carrying a bag during your morning run. It has a cleverly designed clipped compartment that provides a safe place to store your small belongings.
The storage compartment conveniently includes slots for your card, money, and a secure holder for your key. It’s practical, but make sure you don’t misplace your bottle!
Using this uncomplicated highlighter, you can exercise added prudence. Its pen tip has a clear portion that permits you to preview the text that you are about to highlight. In other words, you are able to inspect the precise words you plan to emphasize prior to marking them.
You don’t have to read any extra unnecessary points when you have a lot to read already. You can just focus on the parts you actually want to highlight. You can express your gratitude later.
Passcode Flash Drive
The USB drive is amazing because it has a passcode lock mechanism. Similar to your phone, you can establish a numeric code to access the information on the drive each time you use it. If someone attempts to unlock it and fails three times, it will lock itself, preventing unauthorized access.
With this ingenious USB, you can surely protect your files from pesky thefts of flash drives in your class, ensuring safety and confidentiality of your data.
Plates With Cup Holder
These plates are incredibly useful! They come in handy during gatherings where seating is limited, and you find yourself having to eat and drink while standing throughout the entire occasion.
The concept of these portable buffet plates is to provide you with the same level of ease and comfort as a dining table, regardless of your location. The innovative designs allow you to have one hand free for snacking while the other holds your food and beverage. You can now say goodbye to the hassle of messy eating at social gatherings!
Built-In Sink Commode
The innovation is simple, yet considerate. Specifically, the toilet includes a sink and tap conveniently located on the top of the toilet seat.
This commode is an incredibly useful addition to your bathroom, as it allows you to consolidate your hygiene routine into a single location. With this device, you will not only have more space in your bathroom but also save water. Moreover, it can be a great tool to teach your children about good hygiene practices. Impressively, your guests will surely appreciate your considerate choice as well.
Numerous efforts, both by public and private organizations, have been made to maintain the cleanliness of the streets. These efforts range from the installation of additional garbage bins and addressing the issue of graffiti to creating public awareness through campaigns, among others. Despite all these attempts, it is still a never-ending struggle. However, the bin hoop stands out as it is a distinctive, eye-catching, and fun solution.
The trash receptacle turns waste management into an enjoyable experience as you attempt to toss your rubbish into the hoop. This will inevitably appeal to a wider audience, particularly younger individuals who may not be as conscious about keeping their surroundings clean. Who’s up for a game of garbage basketball?
Earphones are highly essential in our daily routines, but can be quite dangerous to safeguard from harm. It seems that no other wired device becomes entangled as easily as an earphone. Having tangled earphones can be a major inconvenience when you want to listen to music or join an urgent online meeting.
No more tangled wires! These clever earphones with zippers will merge the two cords seamlessly into one, eliminating the chance of knots. Additionally, these stylish devices are available in various colors. So choose your preferred shade and say goodbye to tangled cables once and for all!
Cinema Toilet Stall
This one-of-a-kind bathroom stall is not widely available, but you may wish it were. It has a screen built into the floor that allows you to keep watching the movie showing in the theater while using the restroom.
If the movie theatre you are visiting tonight features this restroom, you can guarantee that you won’t miss any part of your film due to the consumption of a large drink or meal.
Color Copying Pens
These pens remind us of our childhood dreams! Recall the time when you would need a set of coloring pens for an art assignment and end up misplacing a few or not finding the perfect shade you desired.
With the advent of modern times, intelligent parents, and a technologically advanced generation of children, kids today have the convenience of being able to draw and scribble wherever and whenever they wish, utilizing any color in existence, and with the use of a single pen. This remarkable invention is truly enchanting!
Quick-Clean Hair Brushes
This fast-cleaning hairbrush would have been extremely helpful for Rapunzel! It’s a game-changer, especially for improving the effectiveness and ease of doing even the most mundane tasks.
The hairbrushes are created to remove the tangled hair easily with a single movement. Depending on their design, you can achieve a clean combing experience with a simple twist, push or pull. Embrace a stress-free and knot-free life!
This one must be a favorite for all shower singers out there! If you can indulge in a nice beverage and a good book while soaking in the bathtub, why not add some music to your bathing routine as well?
The main feature of these unique showers is a detachable, waterproof Bluetooth speaker. All you have to do is to open your favorite playlist and connect to the Bluetooth. Now, whenever you want, just enter the bathroom, switch on the speaker, turn on the shower, and enjoy your in-house rain dance!
Kernel Filtering Popcorn Bowl
Popcorn is tasty, healthy, and fun! But, un-popped kernels are not. When you accidentally chomp down on a rouge kernel, it’s painfully annoying. This cool popcorn bowl is your solution to save you from the left-over kernels.
This ceramic popcorn serving bowl includes a colander-inspired strainer, which effectively filters out the popcorn kernels that didn’t pop. None of those pesky little things in your teeth anymore, especially when you’re enjoying movie night in a darkened room.
Sentence Pointer Bookmark
This bookmark is brilliant and a useful friend for all those bookworms out there. This elastic bookmark comes with a finger-shaped pointer, which will mark the exact sentence where you left off.
They are highly handy, easy to use, and available just about anywhere. So, from now on, if you doze off during a late-night study, don’t worry about finding out the exact point to resume the next morning for a quick revision before the exam.
Nail Polish Holder
This is one of those little things that you don’t really need if you don’t have it. But, once you do have it, you’ll need it each and every time.
This handy little nail polish holder is perfect for those rushed moments when you forget to do your chipped nails, just before heading to an important interview or a romantic date. And this way, you keep accidental spills to a minimum!
Ironing Board Mirror
This is one of those simple ideas that are just genius! This rotating 2-in-1 stand mirror features an ironing board on one side and a mirror on the other.
Iron your clothes, put them on, turn the ironing table to the other side, and check yourself out in the mirror before heading out for the day. This is undoubtedly a clever, ergonomic solution for everyone, especially for those managing their lives in smaller spaces or on a tight budget.
Nursing Rocking Chair
Life with a toddler is sweet, cherished, and memorable for all the right and wrong reasons! When you have a little baby at home, the nights can be especially long and tiring.
This nursing rocking chair is a life-saver for all those new parents. With this clever design, you can give your cradle-rocking, worn-out arms a break, rock away with a lullaby alongside your sleepy baby, and get some much-needed rest yourself.
Phone Charging Coasters
This brilliant invention is useful and handy. Carry this coaster anywhere, and you don’t need to search for a charging point when your phone is on the verge of becoming battery-less!
These coasters are designed to generate power from any hot or cold source. It comes with an extension charger wire for your phone. Take out the cord and attach it to your phone, place your hot cuppa or your cold cola can on the coaster, and your phone is ready to go. Easy peasy!
This great idea is for the betterment of mankind. Well, for heel-wearing-kind, mostly… A few cities in the world have come up with the idea of heel helpers on the street. And we think that every street in the world should adopt this idea!
It’s nothing but a little strategically placed steel on a hard-to-navigate surface, and those better dressed will be greatly relieved and forever indebted! Who says you need a red carpet to strut in style?
Mini Power Charger
This miniature portable power charger fits in even the smallest of bags, like coin purses or keychain bags. And it’s wireless, too! Cute, handy, and extremely useful.
Also, these chargers come with three kinds of charging capacity — two, four, or six hours. All you have to do is take out the charger and attach it to the power socket of your phone like a USB flash drive. It will do its work while you do yours.
This is another miniature home appliance that isn’t only cute, but also extremely useful in moments of need. This cordless battery-operated mini iron easily fits in your side bag or hand luggage.
So, from now on, don’t panic over your hastily pressed dress on the day of your presentation. Just use this smart gadget to iron those creases away anywhere and anytime. It’s also perfect for when you’re traveling.
Temperature-Indicating Illuminated Shower Heads
These illuminated shower heads are both beautiful and classy. But, it isn’t all about mood lighting. These luxurious shower heads also feature a temperature indicator, and the color of the light changes accordingly.
Taking advantage of the in-hand source itself, the light of the showerhead is totally hydro-powered. So, you don’t need to worry about charging it. Hi-tech home invention at its finest!
This is a clever one! Another simple yet genius idea, this two-way toothpaste is a completely waste-proof item to have in your home. It will save you a huge amount of time and effort.
Forget all about the struggle of flattening the tube to get the rest of the toothpaste out. This brilliant two-faced design of the tube lets you easily squeeze out that last drop of paste at the bottom. Actually, there’s no bottom at all!
Automatic Folding Sunglasses
These sunglasses come with twin perks. These unique sunglasses allow for hassle-free folding and unfolding within seconds. Utterly cool and chic! They’re a must-have for your next beach vacation.
Available in trendy shades, these sunnies are handy for when you want to bask in sun, but can’t figure out where to tuck in the glasses! Also, accidentally breaking your beloved sunglasses is a thing of the past with these.
Remember the bedtime quarrel when you wanted to finish your book, while your sleepy sibling was getting annoyed by the light? You’d now wish you’d had this ingenious double-sided lamp then!
But, you can have it now for your kids. This unique lamp can be half-lit, making half of the room illuminated while the other half remains peacefully dark. Perfect for any room with two parallel beds, like your kids’ room, or when you room with a friend in college!
This self-heating mirror is another one of those thoughtful inventions that will change your life in a tiny yet significant way. Put this mirror over the sink, in the bathroom, or shower cabinet, and you’ll quickly find out how useful it can be.
A part of this hi-tech mirror automatically heats up to prevent fogging from water or vapor. This means no more misty mirror while washing or showering, and no more failed attempts to scrub it clean by hand.
Digital Piggy Banks
Gone are the days when you’d manually count all the dimes and dollars in your piggy bank. These hi-tech, digital coin banks save your time and effort by doing that tedious job for you!
These digital piggy banks keep counting the money as and when you drop a coin inside, meaning you’re always updated on your treasured savings. Some coin banks also come with an added feature of buttons to count any withdrawal instantly. This would be the perfect gift to give your kids on their next birthday.
This is the dream furniture to have in your room! It’s a complete set of anything and everything you may need to spend your day in bed, all in one coveted space. This awesome and multifunctional piece works as both a double bed and sofa.
But that’s just the beginning! It’s also equipped with a bookcase, storage racks, a workstation, a massage chair, a charging point, a bedside lamp, and an audio system. It’s perfect for those with limited floor space, or for those who simply don’t want to get out of their beds. You definitely won’t if you have this masterpiece!
Overlapping Curtain Tracks
This simple but ingenious idea is perfect for making your bedroom extra dark. This will ensure no light can come through in the middle of your sleep while safeguarding your cherished privacy at the same time.
Use these curtain tracks to be creative and create layers of curtains with different fabrics. Slide in and out the curtains to change the mood of your room at different times of the day. Imaginative and useful!
Why bend over each time to reach for your drink resting on the coffee table, when you can keep your drink close at all times? Introducing the very cool couch coaster, the innovative alternative to a traditional table coaster.
Draped over the arm of your sofa or chair, this holder works fine with tumblers, cups, mugs, glasses, etc., and has an adjustable adapter to create a snug fit for cans and bottles. It can also double as a remote control holder, smartphone stand, or makeshift snack bowl. So much more than a coaster!
Bread Warming Blanket
This unique bread warming blanket helps you save a lot of space in your cabinet by ditching the bread warmer basket! All you have to do is take out the removable flaxseed-filled pillow and heat it in the microwave for 1 minute, just before serving the meal.
Then place the pillow in the blanket along with your loaves of bread, buns, or rolls, wrap up the blanket, and serve on the dining table. It will effectively keep your bread warm and soft until the end of the meal. Convenient, right?
Phone Umbrella Shades
These cute little handy accessories are perfect for all those mobile lovers out there. These cool phone umbrellas do the necessary job of providing shades to your phones, while you’re outdoors in the elements.
Coming in several variations, this fun contraption allows you to attach the miniature umbrella to your mobile phone, whenever and wherever you want. So, don’t ever let the glaring sun or drenching rain stop you from staring at your phone’s screen!
A trip to the airport often ends in one of two ways. One, you’re running late and having to sprint through the busy airport to reach before your flight takes off. Or, you make it to the airport an hour and a half early, and now you’ve got nothing to do! There’s just no in-between.
This ingenious suitcase scooter will save you in both situations. Either to help you quickly zoom through all the people, or to have a lazy cruise around the airport to kill time, just hop on your suitcase, and you’re good to go!
Meet the coolest item on this list! This cooler, from the company ‘Coolest,’ is truly the best one to carry around. You may wonder why you need to carry a cooler around, and that’s because it’s a lot more than that!
This cooler has a phone charger, a bottle opener, and a built-in blender. It’s the perfect addition to a garden picnic. So, next time, don’t forget to take it to your friend’s backyard BBQ party.
Visual Measuring Cups
This brilliant cup set will truly make your life a whole lot easier in the kitchen. Take one look at them and you’ll understand why! This convenient set of four measuring cups can easily be identified just by their shape.
The dishwasher-safe cups also nest neatly inside each other for compact storage. Just a glance will tell you which one you need for any particular ingredients. Baking the most perfect cake or whipping up that precisely made complex recipe is truly child’s play now!
This finger guard is highly helpful in your everyday kitchen chores. It will help guard you against cutting accidents, while you rush to whip up a quick meal for the family.
Put this finger guard on and save your fingers from becoming one of the slices. This will also prevent your fingers from those harsh garlic and onion smells. Just be cautious not to wipe the onion-induced tears away with the finger guard on.
Bottle Opener Remote
This one is highly useful and incredibly smart! Think of a normal TV remote, just with an added feature of a bottle opener on one side.
This bottle-opener remote is perfect for those moments when you don’t want to miss a second of that epic match, but the tension also calls for a sip of a fizzy drink fresh from the freezer. And this way, you can enjoy your beverage without breaking your teeth.
Self-Locking Bendy Bicycle
This bicycle is clever and convenient! You can actually fold the bike in half around a lamp-post or any similar structure, and it will lock itself automatically. If someone wants to open and steal it, well, let them try!
Use this bike for your daily commute and go through your day without worrying about your parked bicycle. Also, you don’t need to carry the lock and that rusted chain everywhere, not anymore!
This clever invention guarantees hours of fun! A staircase with a slide is perfect for both outdoor and indoor settings. Many public parks come with staircases with a slide on one or both sides for easy descending! Why walk when you can slide?
With this idea, you can give a similar treatment to your house, especially if little ones are present. While you can go for a built-in one, there are several detachable contraptions available on the market, which let you make any part of a staircase in your home a partial slide.