Weird Inventions

10 Inventions That Will Supercharge Your Journey To The Future

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Tech

The future isn't a place - it's a journey. That sounds like a quote somebody could have said once. If not, we've coined it. Prepare the T-shirt pri...

No, This Advert For A Hoverboard Isn't Real (But It Should Be)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Tech

We're not going to link to any specific examples of anyone taking 'HUVr' seriously. But they did, and they should have definitely known better. ...

WATCH: This Robot Clock Writes The Time With A Dry-Erase Marker

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Tech

Technically speaking, all clocks are robot clocks. Instead of having to laboriously count out the time, second by second, you can instead leave it to ...

One-Handed Zip Invented - But What Took So Long?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK Tech

The one-handed zip has been invented. Finally. Zippers were invented in 1893, and first presented at the Chicago World's Fair, but have remained pr...

It's A Go Kart For Goldfish!

Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Tech

If you've ever felt despair for the lonely, trapped lives of the humble goldfish, we have the invention for you. A design studio known as Studio Di...

Car Vending Machine Rents Electric Vehicles In China For $3 Per Day

Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Tech

A massive 'car vending machine' has been launched in China to give customers on-demand access to electric vehicles. The massive building-sized faci...

PICS: You Can Buy Underwear For Your Phone In Japan

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Tech

You can buy underwear for your smartphone in Japan. For just 200 yen you can buy an underwear-shaped rubber band ('Smartpants') designed to fit ove...

'LazyGlasses' Have Angled Mirrors Inside So You Can Watch TV On Your Back

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Tech

If you're lazy to the point of encroaching heart failure, you might be finding it a struggle to lift your head from the sofa and actually watch the TV...

Now THIS Is A Catwalk

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Tech

Cats aren't the easiest pets to have around for gadget lovers. While dogs will sit still while you attach GoPro cameras to their heads, cats require y...

WATCH: Bike Lays Bubble Wrap Trail, Pops It As It Rides Along

Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Tech

WATCH: We Want One Of These

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Comedy

And we'll hazard that after seeing this video, you'll want one too. Yes, a tip of the hat to Los Angeles-based 'comedy imaginator' Eric Buss for a won...

WATCH: Throwable Camera Can Take Panoramic Shots In Mid-Air

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Tech

An American inventor has patented a camera which you can throw to take panoramic pictures in mid-flight. The device is shaped like a tennis ball, a...

Neverwet Spray Claims To Make Anything Waterproof

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Tech

A new spray which claims to make virtually anything waterproof has finally hit the market. NeverWet is a superhydrophobic coating which can be appl...

Breathalyster Watch Tells You When You're Drunk

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Tech

Modern watches are increasingly multi-function - they can tell you how active you are, if you have any emails, and - well, actually we're not sure wha...

No Garden? No Problem. Let Junior Enjoy The Fresh Air In A Baby Cage (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK

A baby. In a cage. Hanging out the window. Four stories up. It’ll never catch on, we hear you cry! Except it very nearly did. Yes, as photog...