Here are 20 inventions which are guaranteed to make your life a little bit more simple.
The pre-heated knife
This pre-heated electric knife cuts straight through cold butter even if it’s only just been taken out of the fridge. You’ll waste less time making toast in the mornings!
The Wi-Fi pen
Everything you write with this pen on paper appears immediately on your computer screen.
The notice board without pins
All pieces of paper on this notice board are held in place by static electricity.
Steel cooling tablets
These tablets are made of solid stainless steel, which is the same material used to make most medical and dental tools as well as kitchen utensils. They therefore don’t deposit anything in the water as you cool it down.
The Throbber Heating Ball can be used to heat up any liquid in which they are placed.
The jelly cloth for cleaning hard-to-reach places
The socket cover shaped like a cat for your phone
Like plasticine, this stuff takes any shape. Then it dries, hardens and remains stuck to any surface. It can therefore help to fix or improve a whole number of objects used around the house.
Designers Roberto de Luca and Antonio Scarponi have developed a suitcase design which turns into a ’personal space’ with an area of 4 metres squared, which includes a bed, table, chair, cupboard, light and privacy screen.
A rocking chair for charging your iPhone or iPad
Swiss company Micasa Lab has come up with an environmentally friendly way to charge your iPhone: the movement of this rocking chair generates energy which charges your telephone. You have to rock back and forth in the seat for around three hours to charge your device.
The Moveo fold-out electric scooter
This electric scooter can be turned into a suitcase with a weight of 25 kilograms. The scooter can travel at a maximum speed of 45 kilometres an hour.
The magnetic egg which makes a nest from paper clips
The device which sorts sweets by colour
This device determines the color of sweets, measuring their color on a green-red-blue scale. It can sort 37 sweets a minute.
The mask which controls dreams
Inside the mask there are light emitting diodes. The light up in a defined order, creating patterns before your eyes. This can help to determine the nature of your rest.
The cup which squeezes tea bags itself
This cheerful plastic shape for cooking a fried egg
All you have to do is make sure the yoke falls in the ’sun’ part of the shape, then the egg white will naturally spread where it’s supposed to.
The five-tipped pen for writing music
The plastic box with a timer
This will help you combat habits — it doesn’t open for a defined amount of time typed in to the timer on the lid.
The flower pot which never falls over
The multi-function cooking utensil
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