ack in the days before the wheel had been invented, it probably wasn't too difficult to create something that impressed people. All you had to was pick up a twig and BAM! You invented a toothpick!
These days, new products are designed every single day (some of them being total fails, of course). Most of the objects you interact with on a daily basis may have been novel at one point in time, but are now completely ordinary. The inventors of 2018 have to work extra hard to impress the people around them. Here are 15 inventions and ideas that are so incredible, they'll make you wonder why they don't exist everywhere:
1. This shirt with a built-in eyeglass-cleaning device.
It can also be used as a phone screen wiper.
Or, if you’re particularly flexible and have a lot of time on your hands, a cloth to clean your car windows.
2. This pill bottle that tells you how long it's been since you opened it:
When you’re sick, your brain probably isn’t functioning at full capacity.
Take the guesswork out of your dose times with this brilliant gadget!
3. These signs in Australia:
Apparently, some Australian roads are so long and boring that there are signs with trivia questions on them to keep your brain engaged.
You know, if you’re not too busy worrying about all the animals that can kill you there.
4. This printer can be found in airports:
It prints short stories for you to read while you wait for your flight!
If that’s not the most delightful thing that’s ever been in an airport, I just don’t know what is.
5. This dog-friendly staircase:
Hey, stairs are tricky! As a general rule, any time you can make your dog’s life easier, you should do exactly that. Goodness knows they’ve done enough for you, right?
And speaking of making life easier…