There are some people that are just way too clever for their own good – like the 50 people you’re about to see. They’ve cleverly come up with solutions to everyday, common problems that will make you wonder why you didn’t come up with it sooner.
Here are 50 people that came up with ingenious solutions to everyday problems that will make your life so much easier.
Whether it’s home goods, electronics, or just dealing with people in general – these funny people figured out how to work around any issues.
1) No one is judging
Look, if you know you’re going to be drinking the entire thing anyway, this just keeps you from having to wash a wine glass. Just don’t drive anywhere, okay?
2) A firing to remember
We just love this person for their hilarious and slightly depressing idea to bring a clown to his meeting where they were getting fired. Even though it didn’t save him from losing his job, we’re sure it made a lasting impression on the company.
3) *heading to McDonald’s right now*
Whoever this person is is a culinary genius. Okay, well maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration but it’s still pretty clever. Next time you visit the golden arches, be sure to try this yummy concoction.
4) When you don’t have a suit jacket
This guy needed a professional-looking headshot and didn’t have a suit jacket. However, he and his friends got creative and used a pair of pants instead. Looks great!
5) Why have we not been doing this?
Here is a super fun solution to a problem that we all know. No one likes watered down iced tea – so make the ice cubes the tea too! Mind blown.
6) Pro-tip for introverts
Not really a social person? Yeah, me either. Here’s a tip I wish I knew a long time ago. Jane is a freaking life-saver.
7) Make people laugh instead of cry
This person is thinking ahead and we love their idea. Of course having the people we love pass away is always sad. But their lives are something to celebrate and be happy about. This person wants to keep people laughing until the end.
8) You asked for it
In this day in age, girls have to deal with creepy messages coming in through their social media accounts all the time. However, this genius and clever girl came up with the perfect response when she was asked for a picture in her bra.
9) Next-century flirting
The guy who created this next-level business card to give out to girls at the club is pretty freaking creative. It has a QR code and links to all of his social media accounts. Plus his photo so you can remember what he looked like.
10) The dreaded vacuum
Practically every dog despises the vacuum. It’s just a known fact. So this person thought it would be a perfect deterrent to use to keep their dog off the deck.
11) Sneaky, sneaky
This person figured out how to stay on their ex’s Netflix account in a really hilarious and genius way. Just switch your username to ‘Add User’ and they’ll never be the wiser.
12) Makeup game on point
You know when your eye makeup is just perfect, but you really need to wash your hair before going out? This clever girl figured out how to preserve that cat eyeliner and we love it. Now you just have to wait for the goggle lines to go away.
13) Here’s how to save $1000
Instead of purchasing the Mac Pro stand for $999 that Apple sells, this Einstein rigged a plastic hanger to do the trick instead. If anyone judges you for trying this, they’re just jealous they didn’t think of it first.
14) Let your tears comfort you
Crying from a breakup or a hard day? Instead of reaching for chocolate, grab some caramel instead. This person figured out that the combo of tears and caramel is quite the decadent treat.
15) There. It’s fixed.
These people were pretty annoyed when their neighbors complained about the trash cans being visible. So, they hid them with a fence and a not-so-hidden message.
16) Bath time is the best time
Does your dog hate to take baths? No problem! Just put some peanut butter on the wall and you’ll be set for at least five or ten minutes. They’ll absolutely love bath time!
17) Someone make this a thing!
No one likes to miss parts of the movie just because they have to pee. In fact, why is it that you always have to use the bathroom in the most climatic parts of the movie? This would completely solve that problem.
18) Every restaurant needs to offer these
You guys. We have three words for you. Ice. Cream. Nachos. Boom! You’re welcome.
19) Can’t decide?
Cereal is delicious. And if you have multiple options in your cupboards, sometimes you just can’t decide. That’s okay! Just break out the sectioned Tupperware and you’re good to go.
20) The watched pot
They say a watched pot never boils but someone has to keep an eye on it! This guy knows that it’s going to take a few minutes to get those bubbles roaring so he set up his phone to FaceTime the water while he catches up on his shows.
21) How to sell more products
The genius that set up this store display deserves a raise. It’s a darn good guess that any woman on her period also would love to have chocolate. This store made it easy.
22) How to make easy money
Look, if people are willing to give money to an “invisible naked man in flip-flops,” then so be it. Whoever came up with this idea is pretty creative when it comes to earning a few extra bucks a day by doing nothing at all.
Have you ever gone to highlight something in a book and the line ends up being all wobbbly because you can’t really see where you’re dragging the pen? Welp. Not anymore!
24) A real entrepreneur
Sick and tired of people asking you when you’re going to have kids? This guy is here to help! Just hire him as your perfect fiance for an hour.
25) Perfect iced coffee
Remember that frozen tea trick we showed you earlier? The same idea works with coffee, people! What have we been doing our entire lives?
26) Office hack
Are you the type who browses your Facebook account while you’re at work? Make sure no one is coming up behind you by taping a spoon to your monitor. Just hope that no one asks about the weird spoon taped to your monitor.
27) Amazing idea
Sometimes you don’t want all $20 bills when you take money out of the ATM. Well, this one lets you pick what denominations you’d like!
28) No more purses falling to the floor
Anyone who carries a purse or a bag around every day knows the bane of putting it on the shoulder of a chair only to have it quickly fall to the ground. Not with this simple idea!
29) The microwave of all microwaves
Ladies and gentlemen, this should have been the only microwave ever invented. So much more convenient and easy to work with!
30) Now that’s some motivation
This hotel figured out how to motivate its guests to help take care of the environment. If there are two things for sure – people like free things and they like free drinks.
31) No more wet butt!
You know when you want to take a seat on a park or bus bench but it just rained? No one wants to sit there unless you want to look like you wet your pants. Well, this bench ‘rolls’! Just give it a crank and it will reveal a dry side after it rains.
32) Keeping everyone healthy!
This door handle is helping people fight the common cold. It pumps out hand sanitizer at the bottom so you don’t have to worry about the folks that didn’t wash their hands.
33) Everyone has a favorite part
This restaurant labels their brownies by which part of the pan it was baked from. So, whether you like a corner, center, or an edge – you can pick your favorite piece!
34) Just move the ‘N’
This store has a clever little sign that let’s people know when they’re opened or closed. All they have to do is move that “N” to the end of “Nope” and now you have “Open”!
35) No cash? No problem!
Now, you can’t use “not having cash” as an excuse not to tip. This handy little machine lets you just dip your credit card in for a quick dollar tip. So handy!
36) Suds galore!
This person figured out how to keep their Slip N’ Slide both wet and slippery! Talk about some serious summer fun without having to come to that awful hard stop on your tummy at the end.
37) Cookers, rejoice!
Say goodbye to your colander because this genius invention is changing everything. There’s holes on the top so you can just drain your pasta or steamed veggies right from the same pot!
38) Hands full?
These elevators have floor buttons near the floor! That way, if your hands are full, you can simply push the button with your foot. Perfect for after grocery shopping.
Every single one of us has had food stuck in a vending machine. Well, finally someone came up with a way to ensure you either get your food or your money back. Everyone wins.
40) Now you can order what you really want
Maybe you’ve always been ordering a latte when you really wanted a cappucino. This helpful coffee machine describes what each coffee drink really is so you can choose what you really want.
This washing machine allows you to pick a wash cycle based on what kind of stain you’re trying to remove. And everyone knows that tomatoes, red wine, and butter are the worst kind.