There are some inventions that are so useful you can't imagine how you ever survived without them. And then there are these ones. Here's our list of cheesy gimmicks and bizarre novelties.
Some people are so desperate to become entrepreneurs, they create ridiculous products. And sometimes, like in the case of the Snuggie, their ideaspan out. But more often than not, these products bomb. You have to wonder why anyone would think investing time and money into a "potty putter" or a flatulent-capturing blanket is a good idea. Yet, at the very least, these products give us a chuckle.
Photographing Civil War reenactments using period technology helped Richard Barnes create a fascinating blur of past and present. See more photos onli... More Photographing Civil War reenactments using period technology helped Richard Barnes create a fascinating blur of past and present. See more photos online in National Geographic magazine: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/05/civil-war-sketches/barnes-photography
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