165 Genius Ideas We Can’t Believe Are Still Not Implemented Everywhere
While some smart people are trying to take people to Mars or transfer their minds into machines, others are developing genius ideas that focus on our earthly everyday lives. But it doesn't mean they're less worthy! Bored Panda has compiled a list of smart inventions and designs you didn't know you needed, and they're as awesome as they're simple.
From rethinking elevators to coming up with clever ideas for pill bottles, these simple solutions prove the brilliance of candor. We're constantly in a rush, trying to do a gazillion things at once, and it's often the little things that get in the way. Scroll down to check out the life hacks with which we can tackle them and upvote these cool photos!
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Wash Your Hands And Reuse The Water For Your Next Flush
Free Coffee In Exchange For Some Rubbish
These Traffic Lights In Ukraine
The Design Of This Water Fountain Lets The Water Flow Down So Dogs Can Drink Too
This Sign Is 100% Necessary
My New Desk's Parts Came Separated By Steps Instead Of By Item
Mountain Finder Device In Switzerland
Accessibility Matt On The Beach For Wheelchairs And Strollers
This Toothpaste Describes Both Its Ingredients And Their Purpose
This Elevator Has A Call Button 30 Feet Away So The Doors Will Be Open By The Time You Get To Them
This Pill Bottle Lid Tells You When You Last Opened It
The Curtain Design In My Hotel Room Ensures That There Is No Annoying Light Gap In The Middle
This Elevator Has Buttons You Can Kick
The Roofs Of UPS Trucks Are Not Brown. They're Translucent So The Inside Of The Truck Doesn't Need To Be Lit During The Day
In Copenhagen There Is A Childrens Bicycling Playgroud, Where They Can Practice Bicycling In The City, And Learn The Rules, Before They Enter The Streets
We have these everywhere in my country. Are these not common?
This Fence Is Shaped To Create Seating
Seniors And Handicapped People Can Extend Crossing Time For This 8 Lane Highway
This Restaurant Has A “Toepener” For People Who Want To Avoid Germs On The Doorknob
These Bikes Have Airless Tires
This Swing Is Designed So That The Kid And The Parent Can Swing Together
At My Work's Parking Lot The Paint Lines Continue Up The Wall To Help People Park
Shopping Cart With A Calculator
This would really help with the surprise and embarrassment at the cashier
This USB Drive Displays How Much Of Its Storage Is Being Used
My Local Laundromat Has Gym Equipment To Use As You Are Waiting For Your Load To Finish
I'm guessing that laundromat doesn't get any kids coming into it. That stuff wouldn't last 5 minutes in the laundromats I've been to.
These Sheets That Tell You What Side Of The Bed To Put Them On
My Roommate's Spatula Has A Stand So The Bit That Touches Your Food Doesn’t Touch The Counter
My Bottle Of Canadian Whisky Came With Free Public Transportation
These Chairs In A Ski Resort Restaurant Have Room For Your Gloves, Helmet, Hat Etc.
This Airport Has A Therapy Dog For People To Pet Before They Fly
This College Has Drink Coasters That Can Test For Common Rape Drugs
My Local Coffee Shop Gives Free Compost Made From Their Used Coffee Grounds
These Batteries Have An USB Port To Charge Them
My Work Laptop Has A Webcam Cover
The Elevators In My Office Building Have An Umbrella Sign That Lights Up If It's Raining Outside (Osaka, Japan)
My City Added A Safe, Public Place To Conduct Exchanges Made On The Internet. Directly In Front Of The Police Station
The Back Of This Park Bench Can Swing Back And Forth, Allowing The User To Face Either Direction
I will try to make it stand straight in between... :p
Some Roads In Australia Are So Long And Boring They Have Trivia Signs To Keep Drivers Alert
This Bar Has A Frost Strip To Rest Your Drink On So It Stays Cold
Benches In Sweden Are Very Friend And Couple Friendly
My Hotel Room Comes With A Complimentary Android Phone With Free Data And Calls
Here in India, these days Call and data has gone so cheaper that nobody even cares about them anymore.
You Can Rent Sleeping Cabins At This Airport
Much better than having to sleep on the crappy seats in the waiting area.
My Local Library Has Dozens Of Different Cake Pans To Check Out
This Inflatable Mattress Turns The Back Of Your Car Into A Bed
I think this is so cool. Now I just need a car to put it in (I drive a pickup truck).
This Bridge Has A Crisis Hotline Machine
This Store Lets Customers Choose Whether They Want To Be Bothered By The Staff
We really need these at the local ACE Hardware stores. Can't get a foot in the door without someone asking to help.
This Highlighter Has A Clear Part To Show You What You're Highlighting
This Checkout Has No Candy For Parents With Kids
This Tire Tells You To Change It When It's Time To Change It
These Tiny Model Tents Give You A Look At What You’re Buying
I would want to buy these , cause I'm obsessed with tiny houses for birds and things like that
This Ceiling Fan Differentiates The Light And Fan Chains With A Light And A Fan
This Phone Charging Station Where You Have To Sit Down And Pedal To Get Power
These Chairs Have A Notch Cut In Them To Keep Your Bag From Slipping Off
My Local Library Has Vault You Can Go Into To Talk On Your Phone
The Mirror In My Hotel In Japan Has A Heated Part That Won't Steam Up After A Shower
Rental Car In Ireland Has Dashboard Sticker That Reflects In The Windshield To Remind You What Side Of The Road To Drive On
I'd need this if I was driving in Ireland. I'm from the US and I know I'd forget which side was the correct side.