Unuseless Japanese Inventions. CHINDOGU Established in the s, chindogu is the Japanese art of inventing ideas and the book “ Unuseless. Our guide explains the Japanese craze for useless inventions and the publication of Unuseless Inventions: The Art of Chindogu in There is a reason the Japanese have changed the world as we know it. This is extremely entertaining.

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There were actually a couple of items I found related to things we use today.

The Art cbindgu Chindogu. Apr 10, Valerie added it. Customers who bought this item also bought. How to turn stupid mistakes into brilliant ideas and other advice from a successful screw up. The thing that i always remember about this book is about innovative in a very very less way. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Return to Book Page. Paperbackpages. I’m temped to make a few umbrella tripod! Reading kf book is like exploring an alternate universe in which the 19th century inventors who shaped our lives had far too much time on their hands, and far too many plastic molds in their factories.

Unuseless Japanese Inventions: The Art of Chindogu.

My favorite invention is when the toilet paper is on the head and you pull it down. Over color photos. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The one that made me burst out laughing was the contact lens protector. But it turns out the authors have a serious investment in this thing. On first glance one might think this book is a just silly anthology created mostly for the purpose of selling it and profiting from it. While these are fictitious items, they are just real enough to seem like they might actually be useful.


Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. You can find complete rubbish, from golf clubs to dry clothes, a mask to smoke as many cigarettes as you can. Aug 11, Hoby rated it it was amazing. Customers who bought this item also bought.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Present for a secret santa, for one of our docotors, he’s from Japan, i’m hoping he’ll love it. One notable tenet of the Society is that you cannot profit from it, which I thought was cool.

Sanchia rated it liked it Sep 09, Will rated it really liked it Jan 23, These thought-provoking inventions have taken Japan by storm. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. No eBook available W. Be the first to ask a question about 99 More Unuseless Japanese Inventions.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. I also love the image of the poor cat in duster slippers. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Eric Vincent rated it liked it Nov 12, Because you can’t help but be filled with wonder when presented with the fact that these are real inventions. After reading for a cbindgu though, it is enjoyable, but becomes slightly tedious.


They call it “Chindogu,” and there is an organization, the Chindogu Society, dedicated to it, which you can join for free if you can think of something to contribute. Other editions – View all Unuseless Japanese Inventions: Chindogu is the Japanese word coined japannese the art of the unuseless idea — weirdly logical designs for living that have taken an unsuspecting world by storm. Jennifer rated it really liked it Jan 28, I can’t decide what is my favorite UNuseless invention. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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Amazon Renewed Chindguu products with a warranty. Published January 1st by W. It is especially fun to turn each page of the book and see what is coming next. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.