useless inventions (top 20)

  MAT ALAN 22:29 29 Oct 09

1. Non stick Cellotape - it exists !!!!!
2. Solar Powered Flash Light
3. A black highlighter pen
4. Glow in the dark sunglasses
5. Inflatable Anchor
6. Smooth Sandpaper
7. Waterproof sponge
8. Waterproof Teabags
9. AC adapter for Solar powered calculators
10. Fireproof Matches
11. Fireproof Cigarettes
12. Battery powered Battery Charger
13. Seatbelts for Motorbikes
14. Hand powered Chainsaw
15. Inflatable Dartboard
16. Silent Alarm Clock
17. A Pedal powered wheelchair
18. Braille Drivers Manual
19. Double sided playing cards
20. Ejector seats for Helicopters

  WhiteTruckMan 22:51 29 Oct 09

Nu Labour.


  wolfie3000 03:21 30 Oct 09

"20. Ejector seats for Helicopters"

Not such a useless invention as it already is in service on the russian Kamov Ka-50 Black Shark.

click here

For my money the best useless invention has to be the DVD rewinder and yes it does exist.

  Quickbeam 07:13 30 Oct 09

Surprisingly there is no mention of chocolate fireguards.

  morddwyd 08:12 30 Oct 09

I must admit that in my luddite days, back in the 70s, I could not think of any possible reason why anyone would want a computer in their home, and had you asked me the question then, a PC would have been on my list!

  ol blueeyes 10:31 30 Oct 09

If that is the Top Twenty I dread to think what number 50 or 100 would be

  Grey Goo 10:42 30 Oct 09

You forgot the Parachute that only opens on impact.

  Quickbeam 13:54 30 Oct 09

Do not throw stones at this notice signs...

  JYPX 15:18 30 Oct 09

Wireless communication between your desktop pc and objects sitting a few inches away.
No hang on - I've changed my mind. Can we have a Wireless Monitor please. I'm sick of looking at that ugly wire creeping down the back of my desk......

  BT 16:56 30 Oct 09

I agree, totally unneccessary in most instances. I saw a Wireless Keyboard/Mouse set in Lidl this week and on the box it said range 15m. Now who could possibly want to use their keyboard and mouse 15m away from their PC?

  Quickbeam 17:32 30 Oct 09

Someone with a wireless 50" plasma monitor...

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