Patently ridiculous: scuba-diving dogs, beerbrellas, musical toothpaste, and other patented strokes of genius
After months of research at the U.S. Patent Officethe repository of delightfully improbable dreamsRichard Ross amassed a collection of some of the most unique, odd, and awe-inspiring patent applications seen over the last century.The result is Patently Ridiculous, a treasure trove of wacky and wonderful real-life inventions, including: Nasal filters Self-foaming shavers Umbrellas with ears Shoelace tip holders Illustrated with the inventors own diagrams, this lighthearted compilation is perfect for anyone seeking a completely different take on American know-how.
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great read about ridiculous inventions!
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