Top 12 Failed Japanese Inventions

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Uebanet put together a collection of 12 Japanese inventions that "never quite took off". It's tough to pick a favorite from the list, but I do enjoy the Hair Blocker. While apparently designed to prevent females/hippies/80s rockers from getting hair in their noodles, it doubles as a intimidating lion mane or cheery sunshine hat.

Our other favorite?

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The 360-degree camera. Why it requires a harmonica to operate the world will never know, but we strongly encourage hitting the link for 10 more gadgets that are also each considered our personal favorite.

Update: Try this link. [via gearfuse]

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