From the wheel to the computers, throughout the history of mankind there have been an abundance of inventions that have helped make our lives easier. But not all of them were successful. Let’s have a look at how far can the human imagination go. Here are ten ridiculous inventions that will make you smile.

10 – Cat-Mew Machine (1963)

Cat-Mew Machine

Cat-Mew Machine


A mechanical cat that meows ten times a minute, whose eyes light up each time. It was built to scare rats and mice.

09 – Baby Holder (1937)

Baby Holder

Baby Holder


Hockey player Jack Milford has invented a carrying device so that his baby can join his wife and himself on the ice.

08 – Curved Barrel Machine Gun (1953)

Curved Barrel Machine Gun

Curved Barrel Machine Gun


It was M3 sub-machine gun with a curved barrel for shooting around corners. It could be useful for random kills!?…

07 – Cigarette Pack Holder (1955)

Cigarette Pack Holder

Cigarette Pack Holder


Code name instant death! It was the fifties by the way. Smoking was something ‘cool’ those days.

06 – Dog Restrainer (1940)

Dog Restrainer

Dog Restrainer


It looks like it is designed for rich people who want to own a dog but don’t actually want to touch it.

05 – Illuminated Tires (1961)

Illuminated Tires

Illuminated Tires


Developed by Goodyear, The tire is made from a single piece of synthetic rubber and is brightly lit by bulbs mounted inside the wheel rim.

04 – Finnish Portable Sauna (1962)

Finnish Portable Sauna

Finnish Portable Sauna


Doesn’t look comfortable but i think it will even work today.

03 – Shower Hood (1970)

Shower Hood

Shower Hood


If you don’t want your make up ruined when taking shower, this is for you. It looks like doesn’t working anyways.

02 – Venetian Blind Sunglasses (1950)

Venetian Blind Sunglasses

Venetian Blind Sunglasses


It didn’t work in 50’s and as you know it didn’t work today even Kanye West used it!

01 – Baby Cage (1930s)

Baby Cage

Baby Cage


These astonishing baby cages were invented in America. The idea behind the cages was to help parents living in cities who didn’t have much space.
via:Life.com

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  • Maddie Dixon

    Honestly I think the illuminated tires are friggin sweet

    • DespicableMe

      You’re awesome!