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.
Armed with a massive food and agriculture data set from the United Nations, passionate coders and science communicators got a chance to tackle solution... More Armed with a massive food and agriculture data set from the United Nations, passionate coders and science communicators got a chance to tackle solutions to Earth’s food challenges at National Geographic’s Future of Food Hackathon in May 2014. By 2050 we'll need to feed two billion more people. Click here for a special eight-month series exploring how we can do that—without overwhelming the planet: http://food.nationalgeographic.com.
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