Sometimes an invention comes along that's ahead of its time. It presents a different way of looking at things that many find scary, hard to accept, or just downright confusing.

Such was the case with the Dip Clip. A simple $12 clip-on bowl that attaches to a larger bowl of chips, ensuring a delicious dip is always close at hand. It's staggeringly simple but innovative, but sadly it seems the world isn't quite ready for such a leap of snacktime innovation. Here's how it was greeted in our Gizmodo chat room:

[DCI via 7Gadgets]