27 Hilarious 'Innovations' From The Past That Didn't Catch On (For Obvious Reasons)

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Who in the world would need these things?

Why didn't these 27 crazy inventions work out? they're hilarious! Since the dawn of time, humans have tried to make our lives better with technology, whether that technology is a simple axe made of a rock, or a tiny pocket computer that holds all the world's knowledge that you mostly use to catch Pokemon. Some of these inventions have become part of our daily lives - but others weren't so useful. We explore some of the past's weirdest inventions that aren't around today. Get Started
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