18 Weirdly Awesome Inventions That Only The Japanese Could Have Invented.
Check out this remote and voice-controlled fridge from Panasonic. Next time you want something from the fridge, like a beer, you’ll never have to get up and walk to get it. Just call the fridge and it will come.
#6. Cupmen are temperature sensitive cup noodle lid holders that let you know when they’re cool to eat.
It sounds insane. After all, instant ramen is already easy enough. So, this takes laziness to a whole new level, and we love it. The Cupmen keeps the flap closed while the noodles are heating up. It will start to change its color to white to let you know that three minutes have passed and you can eat now.
#7. You’ll never have to worry about someone trying to steal your laptop with this portable alarm system.
It keeps an eye on your laptop while you go pick up your frappuccino at the counter. But if someone has sticky fingers and tries to take your laptop, the light ring turns red and an alarm will go off. As a bonus, you’ll also get a notification on your smartphone.
#8. If you think your flat screen TV is all the rage, then you clearly haven’t heard of Japan’s transparent TV.
Designers and engineers are still working on getting the contrast just right. At the moment, it’s still a work in progress. But that’s only a temporary setback. In the not so distant future, people will be running to the store to buy themselves a transparent TV.
AFP / East News
#9. You can keep your head cool in the summer, and nice and dry when it rains with these head umbrellas.
It was designed by Aasahi Power Services to protect people from the rain, while keeping their hands free to hold things like grocery bags. Some even contain drone technology so that it will hover over you until you find a drier place to stand in.
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#10. You probably never considered washing tiny items in a washing machine let alone at your own desk.
This desktop washing machine allows your clean your glasses, rings, or any other tiny items in just two minutes. All you have to do is add water, plug it into a USB port, and turn it on, and voila! Your items will come out squeaky clean.
JapanTrendShop / Twitter
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