Krista Miranda

By Krista Miranda

LifeBuzz Staff

15 Of The Most Unusual Jobs In The World.

Professional Mermaid

Too many people in this world hate their job, but it’s understandable. Who wants to sit at a desk for eight hours a day pounding on a keyboard? Fortunately, not all jobs are that boring. So, if you happen to be looking for a new, exciting line of work, your search starts here!

Professional Mermaid

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When you first look, you may think this is just a modeling job. But the job of being a professional mermaid is more than just looking good. Not only do they have to learn to swim wearing their tails, they have to learn to hold their breath for long periods of time. Sometimes, they have to swim alongside jellyfish and even sharks! Did you ever play Statues as a child? Well, this next job might be right up your alley.

Live Mannequin

Live Mannequin

Noel Y.C.

Since online shopping has become the new way to buy things, stores have had a hard time getting people in their doors. Some clothing stores have become extremely creative in getting people to shop in person, instead of online. They’ve started having real people pose as mannequins! If you’re good at sitting still and dealing with discomfort, this job would be perfect for you!

Furniture Tester

Furniture Tester

Getty

Furniture testers have found the perfect job! They get paid to sit or lay down on beds, couches, and other furniture products to make sure that they are comfortable. Sometimes, while testing beds, they may even get to sleep on the clock since manufacturers have to make sure their products are comfortable enough to sleep on. This next job may also require a bed...

Adult Toy Tester

Adult Toy Tester

Shutterstock

If you’re a prude, this job isn’t for you. Just like products in other industries, adult toys need to be tested for quality, too. That’s where you would come in. Companies would send you their items, and then you would test them. After you’re done, you would rate them for ‘fulfillment’ using a company provided scale. The next time you’re stuck in an elevator with a lot of people, you’ll have these guys to thank.

Armpit Sniffer

Armpit Sniffer

Associated Press

Deodorant companies employ “armpit sniffers” to test the efficiency of their products on subjects that have spent some time working up a sweat. Sometimes these people are sniffing up to 60 armpits in an hour! But, thanks to them, we don’t have to deal with people that are smelling a bit ripe. This new line of work might be able to help you on those lonely nights.

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