20 Odd Inventions That Might Secretly Be Awesome

One man’s junk is another man’s brilliant invention. How many of these products are simply novelties and how many of them are actually useful?

1. Butter Stick Type

Essentially, butter in a glue stick tube. Easy application, or totally pointless?

ID: 522474

2. Motorized Ice Cream Cones

The battery-powered, plastic cone contains a small dish that rotates your melting scoop for you. Prevents dripping and cone turning, or totally pointless?

ID: 522746

3. Training Wheel High Heels

Helps you keep your balance, or totally pointless?

ID: 523436

4. Dine Ink Utensils

Ballpoint pens with fork, knife, and spoon caps. Handy for a snack, or totally pointless?

ID: 522494

5. Glass Toaster

This allows you to watch your bread while it’s toasting. Tired of burned toast, or totally pointless?

ID: 522587

6. Wearcom Jeans

These jeans have a special transparent pocket for your iPhone. Convenient way of checking your texts, or totally pointless?

ID: 522909

7. Portable Fish Tank

Makes your goldfish happy, or totally pointless?

ID: 523466

8. Light Bites Candle Holders

Because why should you have to buy candles and forks separately? Party time saver, or totally pointless?

ID: 522929

9. The Baby Mop

A onesie with a mop attached. Do crawling babies speed up cleaning, or is this totally pointless?

ID: 522892

10. Apple Sweaters

Pack your lunchtime apple in a sweater to prevent bruising. Adorably protective, or totally useless?

ID: 522941

11. Broom and Dustpan Slippers

You’ll never have to bend over again. Prevents achy backs, or totally pointless?

ID: 523020

12. Staircase Drawers

Is it a staircase? Nope! Well, yes. But it’s also a set of drawers. Space saver, or totally pointless?

ID: 522988

13. Lazy Sunday Sweatpants

These sweatpants have mini-tablecloths velcroed to the thighs for lazy lap eating. Reduces your laundry load, or totally pointless?

ID: 523335

14. Hamster Cage Shredder

Skip a step and shred documents directly into your hamster cage. Useful, or totally pointless?

ID: 523309

15. Anti-Theft Lunch Bags

Plastic bags with fake mold graphics keep sticky fingers off your sandwiches. Clever trick, or totally pointless?

ID: 523389

16. Square Watermelons

Prevents watermelon from rolling where you don’t want it to roll, or totally pointless?

ID: 523403

17. The Dry Side Bench

Bench is wet? No problem, just turn the crank to get to the dry side. Useful, or totally pointless?

ID: 523482

18. Slurp Guard

Keeps broth out of your hair, or totally pointless?

ID: 523506

19. Soda Can Handle

Prevents cold hands, or totally pointless?

ID: 523490

20. Two-Way Toothpaste

Boon to toothbrushers everywhere, or totally pointless?

ID: 523549

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