101 Unuseless Japanese Inventions: The Art of Chindogu

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1995 - Humor - 159 pages
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From the land of the rising sun come strangely practical and utterly eccentric inventions for a life of ease--and hilarity. These thought-provoking inventions have taken Japan by storm. From the Bath Body Suit, in which one can bathe without having to dry off, to the Backscratching tee shirt with grid, every item has actually been manufactured to the highest standards and fully tested. Over 100 color photos.
 

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Review: 101 UN-Useless Japanese Inventions

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these books are freaking hilarious! Read full review

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User Review  - veranaz22 - LibraryThing

Very funny, quick read. There were actually a couple of items I found related to things we use today. Three out of five. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
12
Section 2
17
Section 3
26
Section 4
48
Section 5
51
Section 6
58
Section 7
100
Section 8
101
Section 9
111
Section 10
116
Section 11
120
Section 12
124
Section 13
135
Section 14
140
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Papia gave up a successful career as a financial journalist in 1991 to focus on more serious pursuits, and almost immediately created the so-called "eye paddle"--a ball painted to look like an eye attached to an optician's chart paddle.

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