Simple Ideas That Are Borderline Genius

There are many genius ideas that lead to great products that not only make our lives easier, but also add fun! Many of the invention ideas you see below are must-haves for every home and you can get them right here on Awesome Inventions! Take the melon slicer for example; you could have 12 perfect slices is seconds just by using one simple push-down action!
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Straight forward designs that you need in your life

Hand Held Portable Toaster

Ensure perfect results every time with this portable toaster! The clever invention allows you to decide what is ‘just right’ when it comes to your toasting desires.

person demonstrating how to use hand held portable toaster on bread

Outdoor Drink Stakes

So simple yet so genius! We can think of so many different places and occasions where these would come in handy!

outdoor stakes in the ground holding drinks bottle and cup

Find it here: Outdoor Drink Stakes

Goggles Umbrella

Sometimes we get wet due to the position that we hold our umbrellas. But, what choice to we have? We can’t pull them all the way down because we can’t see where we are going. Well, not anymore! These awesome umbrellas have a built in see-through section!

people using umbrellas with see through goggles patchFind it here: Goggles Umbrella

Socket and Extension Lead

We don’t know why we haven’t seen this genius idea take off!

genius idea for socket extension cord

Slip-On Pour Spout

This gadget solves the annoying problem we all face when pouring from a pot. Of course, this invention isn’t exactly life changing, but who doesn’t love something that reduces mess and hassle?!

pouring liquid from pot into bowl with pouring attachment

Find it here: Slip-On Pour Spout

Portable Egg Cooker

Cooking eggs may seem simple but it’s super easy to mess up! Reduce the risk of ruining your eggs with a helpful cooker!

portable machine cooking eggs

Remote Control Key Locator

Isn’t it just the worst when you lose your keys? It always seems to happen when you are in a rush! Well, help yourself out with this handy key locator!

remote control key locator with key fobs

Find it here: Remote Control Key Locator

Mug Warming CD Player

Two things you wouldn’t necessarily think of combining. But, why not?!

cd player next to hot drink

Portable Chair and Bag

There are many occasions where these portable chairs come in handy. However, lugging them around can be a pain! With this clever creation, you can carry and transport your chair easily.

portable chair with chair folded into bag

Find it here: Portable Chair and Bag

Baby Crib Rocking Chair

A rocking chair/crib combo. What a genius idea!

rocking chair and crib in one with baby resting invention idea

Beer and Shot Glass

How can anyone not like something that cuts back on clean up?! With these glasses you get 2 kinds of glasses in 1!

two in one glass with area for normal drink and shot drink

Find it here: Beer and Shot Glass

Sauce Dispensing Chopsticks

Why aren’t these more commonly used? We are curious to try them out!

chopsticks filled with sauce over food

Poolside Rock Climbing Wall

How to make a pool more fun with one simple idea? Here’s how! Amazing minds at work!

pool with rock climbing wool attached to the side

Chopping Board and Colander

We love products that combine two things into one. Less hassle, less fuss!

two in one chopping board and colander being used

Find it here: Chopping Board and Colander

Metal Detector Flip Flops

If these flip flops actually do as they’re supposed to, they could provide plenty of people with endless hours of hunting fun!

person wearing metal detector flip flops

Phone Holder

Sometimes its easier and safer to have your device out of the way and in a secure place.

phone on charge against a wall resting on holder

Find it here: Phone Holder

Fork for Oreo Dunking

When Oreo dunking goes wrong, it’s a sad moment. Prevent that from happening by using a fork!

oreo on fork being dipped into milk

Utensil Pot Clip

How many times have you got your kitchen side messy due to placing a used spoon on it? This handy pot attachment prevents that from happening!

spoon resting on pot attachment over cooking food

Find it here: Utensil Pot Clip

 Melon Slicer

Ensure your melon slices are even every time with this simple tool!

melon slicer being used

Find it here: Melon Slicer

 Salt & Pepper Switch

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could change between salt and pepper at the flick of a switch? Now you can!

salt and pepper switch device being used on a jacket potato

Find it here: Salt & Pepper Switch

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