Pretty much the most useless inventions ever

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 8 November 2013

Italian Giuseppe Colarusso has come up with inventions that would completely not help mankind achieve world peace. He has created useless objects such as a square rolling pin, a sink with no drain, and a ping pong paddle with a hole in the middle. These creations demonstrate the deconstruction of each objects true purpose. It’s a humorously pointless twist on everyday life.

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Unlucky line-up of Inventors killed by their own inventions

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Cool Websites on Friday 14 June 2013

Some inventors enjoy fame and glory. They become celebrities in their own right and go down in the history books as heroes. Well, that’s the goal, anyway. But there’s a whole collection of inventors who went down with their ships. Take Franz Reichelt, for example. This French tailor was testing his brand-new parachute invention by jumping […]

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Reckon you’re the next Yves Behar? Ask him yourself

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By Goody Two Shoes in New Design on Wednesday 2 February 2011

Herman Miller’s flagship designer Yves Behar, the brains behind the $100 Laptop, NYC Condom and SAYL chair is coming to Australia in February. If you fancy yourself as a bit of legend in the design stakes, you have the opportunity to meet and present your work to Yves and find out for sure. You could […]

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