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4 Unusual Useful Inventions

Back Scratcher’s T-Shirt Back scratching can be maddening. “To the right … the right! … Now to the left …

Back Scratcher’s T-Shirt

Back scratching can be maddening. “To the right … the right! … Now to the left … okay, up … up!” Those days are gone thanks to this utilitarian garment, which is part Battleship, part itch’s worst enemy.

Hay Fever Hat

Allergy sufferers, rejoice! Never again will you endure the ignominy of being out in public with no way to blow your nose. And you’ll be blowing in style with this handsome toilet-paper-roll holder on your head.

Commuter’s Helmet

Now you can sleep while you’re on the go! The suction cup on the back keeps the commuter’s head in place, while a message on the front asks fellow passengers, “Could you please wake me up when I reach the stop printed below? Many thanks.”

Chopstraws

How many times have you found yourself at a restaurant slurping the last of your noodle soup only to feel the glare of fellow diners? No more, with this ingenious combination chopstick/straw.

Originally Published in Reader's Digest

Andy Simmons
Andy Simmons is a features editor at Reader's Digest.