21 Seriously Brilliant Inventions That Will Change Your Life



New gadgets, devices and design solutions are becoming increasingly embedded in our daily lives, capable of making life more comfortable wherever we are and whatever we’re doing — cooking in the kitchen, washing in the bathroom, even when driving a car.
We’ve picked out 21 inventions that we think are seriously brilliant. You can’t help but wonder at the creativeness of their inventors!

The alarm clock mat: you have to get up in order to turn it off


A spray-cleaner for fruit


A video-recording contact lens


The ironing board which doubles as a mirror


The solar-powered chaise longue



A bed which lets you snuggle


The nail varnish holder


The cucumber spiral slicer


The bedside table with a food tray


A net for drying your shoes


The exercise chair


A very comfortable paint roller


A ’jelly cloth’ for cleaning hard-to-reach places


Batteries which can be charged in a USB port


The heatable knife which can cut through cold butter




The cyclist’s backpack which has a built-in safety display



A portable, solar-powered plug socket



A brilliant idea for small apartments


The exercise cycle of the future


Preview photo credit Sony