16 Ingenious Designs We Really Can't Believe Haven't Been Implemented Everywhere Already
We're pretty lucky these days to live in an age where improvements in technology continue to increase at a rapid rate. However, despite how increasingly complicated our tech is becoming, sometimes the simplest answer is the one that is overlooked.
Humans may think we've got a solution to every problem, but as this list proves, most of the time, the most common issues can be solved with the simplest of solutions.
Seriously, why aren't these EVERYWHERE??
1. Never forget to take your meds ever again
It can be easy to forget whether or not you've taken your meds if have to take them several times throughout the day. This container resets the time every time the bottle is opened ensuring that you always take your pills exactly when you need to.
2. Press these elevator buttons with your toes
To avoid catching any germs, simply use the foot elevator buttons to get where you need to go.
3. An exit door disguised as a bookcase
The door was on the Alzheimer's ward and the purpose for disguising it was to prevent patients from opening it and getting lost.
4. A calculator built into a shopping cart
So you can work out how much your groceries are going to cost you before reaching the checkout.
5. An informative toothpaste
This toothpaste lists its ingredients, where they're from and what purpose they serve.
6. Airport bathrooms for pets
When nature calls and you're past security, your pooch will need somewhere to pee. Well, these bathrooms are specially designed for pets - they have turf and a mini shower for pets who have had accidents.
7. Pay tips by card rather than cash
We're using cash less and less but some of us still want to show our gratitude for the good service we have received.
8. Old telephone booths turned into defibrillators
The design is the same but instead of the classic red colour, it's bright yellow.
9. Let the grocery store when a cart needs fixing
Simply attach the tag to the faulty cart and hopefully, it will soon be repaired.
10. Every restaurant needs one of these
This remote allows customers who are ready to either order or pay to request a server.
11. If you don't like being bothered while shopping
If you want to be left well alone, use the orange shopping baskets. If you wouldn't mind being offered a little help, use the green baskets.
12. Packs of gum which include paper to dispose of the gum
If you there's no nearby trash can, simply wrap your used gum in one of the papers provided.
13. No water? No problem?
This water fountain will quench your need for water, and your dog's!
14. Helpful fitting room hangers
It's simple yet handy.
15. Parent and child swing
Both parent and child can use the above swing - they'd be facing each other and swinging simultaneously.
16. This Sign
Seriously, why doesn't this sign proceed EVERY bridge?!
17. These shopping carts with built-in GPS of the store
Never get lost looking for groceries again!
Wouldn't life be so much easier if all items were designed in this way? What do you think?