With shows like Dragon’s Den and Shark Tank, today everyone and their dog seems to have an invention that promises to be ‘the next big thing’. And, after seeing some of the harebrained items floated around, I’ve become more than a little jaded.
But that’s not to say there aren’t great inventions kicking out there.
Courtesy of the folks over at Bored Panda, we’ve rounded up 25 amazing examples of inventions that really work. We’re not talking beer hats, but actual items that you can use in day to day life. So if you’re looking to treat yourself to something that’s heavy on the cool and light on the gimmicky, check out that list below: