Brilliant Inventions in History that Look Funny Today

The hat-radio. The portable sauna. The Mew Machine. These are just some of the amazing inventions in the past that had once inspired awe to the masses, and even made their lives easier and fun.

But as the speed of technological innovation and ingenuity increased to a mindboggling blur, many of these inventions lost their glamour and appeal, and eventually became irrelevant and even look ridiculous today.

Here are the amazing 27 inventions plus 1 in history that will surely make you smile.

1. Face protector against rain, snow, etc.

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2. One wheel motorcycle

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3. Dog Restrainer

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4. Phone-Answering Robot

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5. A brush to shine your scalp and brush your hairy sides

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6. Pedestrian safety net

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7. The Family Bicycle (plus a sewing machine for Mom or grandma)

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8. Curved Barrel Machine Gun for shooting around corners

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9. Amphibious bicycle

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10. A Mew Machine to scare off the mice

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11. Suspended Baby Cage

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12. Anti-tire puncture brooms for car owners

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13. Hubbard Electrometer to measure the level of pain felt by fruit and vegetables

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14. Baby suspender

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15. Rainy Day Cigarette Holder. I love to have one.

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16. TV glasses

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17. Hat-radio

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18. Indoor skis

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19. Walking device for dogs while you drive your car

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20. Roller skates for walking

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21. Portable sauna

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22. Laryngophone placed against your throat to pick up voice vibrations without responding to background noise.

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23. Boat-bike

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24. Plastic collar brush designed to dry-clean a child’s neck while he played. No soap, no water required.

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25. Can’t decide whether to walk or take your bike? Use this personal transportation instead.

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26. The Double Ender pipe to conserve tobacco.

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27. Cigarette Pack Holder. This adds extra cool, right? It can also hasten death.

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28. Revolver camera that takes a photo when you fire the gun. This isn’t actually included in the ridiculous list. This one still retains its awesomeness. It would be great to have all the guns today installed with a camera. Now wait…

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