Weird Gadgets From The 2013 International Home and Housewares Show... That We Kinda Want (PHOTOS)

03/13/2013 08:45 am ET | Updated Mar 13, 2013

We appreciate the new and innovative products that have been introduced to the market every year that make cooking, cleaning and doing other tasks around the house a little easier, or in some cases, kinda fun. So of course we were excited to get a peek at a few of the weird gadgets that debuted at the 2013 International Home and Housewares Show.

While some of them seem a little silly (who needs a toaster cover with dancing people on it?), there are a few items we imagine could be very useful for solving some of our common issues at home. For example:

PROBLEM: There's dog poop all over the yard, and you're really not looking forward to picking it up.

SOLUTION: Try the new Pooch Power System, a vacuum that sucks up pet waste.

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PROBLEM: You're cleaning up after a dinner party, but don't have an extra hand for a garbage pail.

SOLUTION: Hang the Trash-Ease, a clip that will cling to any table or counter edge, and holds a trash bag open for easy use.

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Cool, right?

H/T to Money Watch for pointing out these remarkable products and more. And click through the slideshow below of the best gadgets from this year's Consumer Electronic Show.

The 17 Most Intriguing Gadgets Of CES 2013

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