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.
In Bangladesh, men desperate for work perform one of the world’s most dangerous jobs. They demolish huge ships in grueling conditions, braving disease,... More In Bangladesh, men desperate for work perform one of the world’s most dangerous jobs. They demolish huge ships in grueling conditions, braving disease, pollution, and the threat of being crushed or stabbed by steel sliced from the hulls. Explore the lives of ship-breakers online in National Geographic magazine: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2014/05/shipbreakers/gwin-text
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