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Weird Inventions

10 Absurdly Brilliant Inventions We Need In Our Lives ASAP

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts

When we think of the inventors of today, we typically envision those pushing technology to heights we never imagined, from 3D printing to the properti...

Suitcase Scooter Is Transportation's Holy Grail

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.29.2014 | Weird News

Dude just put a new spin on "have suitcase, will travel." Chinese inventor He Liangcai, of Changsha, Hunan province, travels on his suitcase -- per...

Well, That's One Way To Do It

Posted 02.04.2013 | Comedy

Have you been looking for ways to use your old CD case? Do you hate stale bagels? Do you have the desire to work all the time, even when going for a s...

14 Absurd Inventions Never Recognized For Their True Genius (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Business

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. Actually, necessity is the mother of good invention. Boredom and laziness are the parents of many ...

Finally! A 3D Printer That You Can (Almost) Afford

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Technology

Want to print yourself a filigreed bracelet? How about an action figure? Or a tiny to-scale model of the Eiffel Tower? All this and more could be your...

How These Mind-Controlled Cat Ears Almost Didn't Become A Reality

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 10.05.2012 | Technology

As NeuroSky Vice President David Westendorf tells it, it was a shy product planner at a Japanese high-tech fashion company,who came up with the idea. ...

The 99-MPG Car And 17 Other Inventions You'll Never See (PHOTOS)

HP | Posted 11.16.2012 | Weird News

EDITOR'S NOTE: Our friends at TruTV have shared with us these amazing inventions that we'll likely never be able to use. We think these 18 inn...

This Was Once Marketed As A Cure For Gonnorrhea

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.16.2012 | Business

Is anyone today using Listerine as a cure for gonorrhea? With maybe one or two bizarre exceptions, the answer is no. But in the 19th century, the odds...

Make A Controller Out Of Almost Anything!

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 05.18.2012 | Technology

A pair of graduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab have launched MaKey MaKey, a Kickstarter project with a noble goal ...

7 Inventions That Are Horrifying For Your Crotch

Cracked.com | Posted 05.14.2012 | Weird News

From the "Penis Exercise Machine" to the "Penis Retractor," some inventions seem like nothing more than torture devices for men....

A Fridge Magnet That Lets You Order Pizza?

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

The latest innovation in the world of smart home products is a fridge magnet/button that lets you order pizza to be delivered with a simple touch. Yes...

New 'Magic' iPhone Case Repairs Itself

The Week | Posted 03.19.2012 | Weird News

Prone to dropping your iPhone? What if there were a way for unsightly scratches to disappear, on their own? That's the promise of a new type of pho...

WATCH: Austria Opens Failed Invention Museum

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 01.18.2012 | Weird News

Necessity is the mother of invention, but is a museum dedicated to inventions that didn't work a necessary invention? Fritz Gall thinks so. A f...

PHOTOS: Most Bizarre Pranks

Julia Suits | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Julia Suits

While they come across as arcane now, the DeMoulin Brothers catalogs are an extraordinary spyglass into a little known part of our past. Selected for my book are 100+ of my favorite pages from thirteen DeMoulin prank catalogs printed from 1897 to 1930.

10 Weirdest Hybrid Gadgets

www.oddee.com | David Moye | Posted 11.01.2011 | Weird News

Hybrids have an important tool for inventions ever since the first chocolate bar collided with a jar of peanut butter. But there are some hybrid ga...

Self-Lighting Cigarette, Heated Bra Considered Among Top 10 Bad Inventions (VIDEO)

5min | David Moye | Posted 09.19.2011 | Weird News

Sure, Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb and the record player, but he probably never even thought of creating a dress that looks like a vending mac...

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Moms Skeptical About Pregnancy Simulation Dress

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

If you’ve ever wanted to be pregnant, a new device invented by Japanese scientists may inspire a pregnant pause. It’s a dress that simulates th...