20 ideas that are either really stupid or totally awesome
Necessity is the mother of the invention. When we need a quick fix to a sudden problem, our creativity is often unlimited. Whether this creativity improves things or brings even more problems is another question.
At viral daily, we have collected hilarious examples of human creativity. It’s up to you whether these are examples of total failure or brilliant technical success.
1. That chair rocks!
Your wife asked you to make a rocking chair for the porch, and you did it with the materials available in less than 5 minutes.
2. Crate bed frame
Is your house filled with crates of milk or empty beer? Do not throw them away! According to some DIY design experts, you can make a bed or couch frame out of them.
3. Functional soap dispenser
This natural-born engineer could not figure out how to refill the soap dispenser, but he did find a quick, easy, and working solution for the problem.
4. Rollerblade bike wheel
This 5-wheeled bike is surely in motion, but wait for the man to turn or stop … or suddenly hit a bump.
5. Shopping cart front wheel
Another solution for an absent front wheel: this 5-wheel bike does not only move but also adapts to your purchases in the supermarket. But the problem of shooting and occasional pebbles on the road remains.
6. Three-wheeler: a miracle of mechanical engineering
An advantage of this car is that you might be able to drive it with a motorcycle license.
7. This wall clock is fixed.
Why buy a new clock when you can repair the old one using your imagination and drawing skills?
8. Here’s another way to fix a bike.
It’s good that this bike is locked … someone might want to steal it.
9. Elegant solution for a broken water filter
This filter was fixed with a straw. Let’s hope it’s not the last drop that breaks it even more.
10. DIY iron for students
This guy had an important job interview to prepare. Hope he got the job and can now afford to buy an iron.
11. When you run out of toilet paper:
Desperate times require desperate measures. But why do you need to cut the paper towel in half instead of using just one piece?
12. Tennis ball suspension lift
Stacking tennis balls inside the rear coil springs can apparently increase rigidity and increase the rate of springs in stock. Is it a coincidence that there are no comments from people who have tried this method?
13. Coffee pot hot dogs
Coffee makers can be used for many purposes: steamed vegetables, hot dogs, grilled cheese sandwiches and even boiled eggs. But what about using it to make coffee?
14. Headphones fixed with K’NEX
With this improvised helmet, you can build a car when you have finished listening to music.
15. Reusing an old TV
Perfect use for a TV that is no longer functional! Although this TV table must be really heavy and unstable.
16. Creative solution for sleep-deprived students
The speaker will never guess that you are sleeping. The guy on his left should also learn this thing.
17. When you have a microphone but no candle holder:
Make sure you do not try to use it to sing out of habit.
18. This broken headlight seems to be fixed…
He chose the colors, but how will he make sure these things do not melt when the light is on?
19. This wiper is also a broom.
I do not understand what is so “LOL” about it. It’s just a functional wiper for a functional BMW.
20. World’s largest game of Jenga
I would avoid tanking at the gas station where the roof is fixed like that.
Would you like to use one of these ideas? Have you ever applied your creativity and engineering skills to fix something? It worked? Share your thoughts and stories in the comments.