The most useless items ever? From a banana container to ‘diet water’, here are some less than great designs!
From weird ladders to items like banana holders and snowball machines, there seems to be a market for everything these days.
bored panda posted a list of everyday items and constructions from around the world that are utterly useless, including a handrail so small it’s useless.
A disabled ramp in the UK led up to a set of stairs, leaving us wondering which council gave permission to build it.
A public toilet in the US appeared to have been built backwards, as the urinal was inside a cubicle and the toilet was in the open air.
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Now joke! This made-in-the-USA invention makes sure your snow globes are perfect every time. Of course, by the time you’ve finished crafting them, you may have been thrown on your back several times by people who only used their hands.
For the person who kills houseplants: this Pet Rock sold in UK and US stores could be the perfect Christmas gift
This invention, designed and used in China, is to hold your banana in motion. Didn’t anyone tell the inventor that bananas come with their own ‘case’?
This Chinese brand of water claims to be for those who are on a diet. We didn’t know that water could be lower in calories than it already is…
The world’s smallest handrail, in the US Perfect if you don’t need to go beyond the first step
This US sign is pretty useless because it points to something that’s pretty obvious, but in case you’re in any doubt, the sidewalk ends at 20 feet!
Reverse construction? This public toilet in the US seems to think that men want to sit on the toilet in public but use the urinal in private?
sad hairy! This American invention means “you’ll never have to touch your pets again,” which begs the question of why you’d keep a pet in the first place.
This Chinese fire rescue box is just trolling people. Surely no design thought could have gone into this?
Which UK council approved this design? Someone in a wheelchair could get up but would have to step back to get back down
A door for decorative purposes. This gate, found in the UK, is the most useless gate out there, as you can walk around it.
These bus seats, seen in the Netherlands, were built in a way that prevents a passenger from sitting on them.
Most useless watermelon ever? This watermelon grower, in the US, must have been disappointed when his efforts proved rather…unsuccessful…