Tech Tips Home
The Best Tech Tips And Daily Deals
Newsletter On The Internet!

Shop online 24hrs a day or call us Mon-Fri
8:30AM-4:30PM EST - 1-800-915-2088
WorldStart Tech Tip And Store Search
Email: Password: Login Remember Me

Like what you see here? Subscribe to the Tech Tips newsletter!   Email: Subscribe

Totally Absurd Inventions

Monday, November 15th, 2004 by | Filed Under: Cool Sites
 
Loading...


Totally Absurd Inventions

This is a neat site where you can view some of America’s goofiest patents. You can check out their Featured Invention, Absurd Archives, Totally Absurd Golf Inventions, Classified Ads, and their Inventors Showcase.

The Featured Invention while I was visiting was the Helmet Bar. Here’s part of the write up on the Helmet Bar: “Remember the popular hat with beer holders on each side and a drinking tube attached? Simple, yet effective (goofy looking, but hey, maybe the user needs both hands free to drive the lawnmower). So our intrepid inventor took this simple idea and over-engineered it into the Helmet Bar, suitable for mixed drinks and sodas.” You even get pictures of these goofy things.

Then I surfed on over to the Golf section, to see how there could be so many absurd inventions that golf would get it’s own category? The featured one, (yes it has it’s own individual featured section as well as an archive) was called the “pointy pointer”. Here’s the write up:

“Hey, keep your eye on the ball! Not as easy as it sounds, is it? The tendency is to let your eyes follow the club. But head movement often equals bad shots and is frowned upon by those in the know. So, the inventor suggests you clip his expandable metal, pointy tipped pointer rod to the bill of your hat and point it at your ball at all times. Any head movement is greatly exaggerated by the length of your rod, reminding you to stop moving your head!

Who knows, this thing might work well but even if it doesn’t, it’s great for giving hands free lectures and doubles as a cell phone antennae booster. Just don’t forget what Mom said, be careful, or you could put an eye out with that thing!”

Very strange, very weird inventions here at this site, check it out.

http://www.totallyabsurd.com/

Leave a Reply


Like these tips? Get them for FREE in your email!

WorldStart's Tech Tips Newsletter

  • Tech Tips Daily - Become a tech pro! Get the very best tech and computer help sent directly to your email every weekday!

  • Tech Tips Weekly - If you don't want our Tech Tips newsletter every day, then sign up for this weekly newsletter to get the best information of the week. Sent on Fridays.

Other Newsletters

  • WorldStart's Daily Deals - Every week, we send out great deals in our Daily Deals newsletter. Many of these deals are exclusively for our Daily Deals newsletter subscribers and can't be found with our regular specials.

  • Just For Grins - Each issue includes a couple clean jokes, some funny quotes, and a hilarious reader's story. Newsletter is sent five days a week.


Enter Email Address:

Subscribe

Your e-mail address is safe with us!
We only use it to send you the newsletters you request. It is NEVER disclosed to a third party for any reason, ever! Plus, if you decided you don't like our newsletters (don't worry, you'll love them), unsubscribing is fast and easy.

Free Newsletter Signup



Tech Tips Daily

Become a tech pro! Get the very best tech and computer help sent directly to your email every weekday!

Tech Tips Weekly

The week's best in tech and computer help. Get your issue sent to your email every Friday!

WorldStart's Daily Deals

The very best deals on the Internet! Get a new set of incredible sales every day of the week!

Just For Grins

Clean jokes, funny quotes, and hilarious comics. Sent 5 times a week straight to your email.


Subscribe


Love Worldstart? Refer A Friend!

WorldStart's Premium Membership

Tip Archive


Categories:
Archives: