Category Archives: Invention

Null showerhead

I think my showerhead needs a “null” setting so I can turn off the water while lathering up. Turning off the water entirely and then turning it back on doesn’t work as well.

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The Creepy App (for Door-to-Door Salesman)

If you’re a door-to-door salesman, you know hard it is to avoid getting the door slammed in your face, much less getting an invitation to come inside. Now, imagine you could do something like this: WOMAN opens door. YOU: Hello, … Continue reading

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Text ordering at drive-thru restaurants

I sometimes have trouble ordering at drive-thrus, either because the microphone is staticky or because the ordertaker has a thick accent. Drive-thrus should create “text your order here” phone numbers (sort of like McDonalds “to ensure order accuracy” screens).

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Retractable faucet aerator

Faucet aerators are a great way to save water, but are frustrating when you’re filling a bucket or something similar. Someone should invent a “retractable” faucet aerator that slides out of the way when you need a lot of water … Continue reading

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Hairless Potter

Someone should create a soap with a depilatory mixed in. That way, women (and even men) could keep their skin hair-free without having to shave. Of course, you probably wouldn’t want to use this on your scalp, but I’m pretty … Continue reading

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