Start-ups are built on the entrepreneurship spirit of finding innovative ways to solve day-to-day problems.
They create new products that both simplify our lives and improve the quality of living.
But ever so often you come across a start-up that creates a product that is just plain unusual or weird.
It may not appeal to many, is impractical but is a novelty for some.
Weird and unusual products
So close no matter how far
Does your long-distance relationships make you go "aah!" This device will make you go "aaha!"
LovePalz is a virtual sex toy that helps long-distance couples experience intimacy.
Each partner gets a pleasure device as per their gender. These devices are hooked up to each other through Wi-Fi.
When one partner touches or "uses" a device, the other one feels it and responds accordingly.
Butter up to get baked, munchies scene also sorted
This product gives a completely new meaning to the Hindi phrase "makhan maarke."
THC is the all-important chemical compound in cannabis that gets people high.
The Magical Butter device is super easy to use and even comes with colourfully trippy LED lights.
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First Sign Hair Clip
This typical-looking hair clip might just save your life
The First Sign Hair Clip isn't weird, but it is unusual. It's meant to aid women during violent crime incidents.
It looks like a typical hair clip but contains an accelerometer, gyroscope and microphone. It's also linked to the wearer's cellphone by an app.
If its wearer is attacked, the device's sensors are triggered. Police are automatically notified and crucial audio evidence is recorded.
Flat-D Odor Neutralizer
This is just purely in public interest
We all hate it. We can't escape it, nor can we let those around us escape. But what if I were to tell you… THERE IS A WAY!
The Flat-D Odor Neutralizer is an underwear lining that diffuses the unwanted and unforgiving stench of flatulence.
According to the Flat-D's founder, 65% of all product users are women. Men, please start caring about this!
Love hard-boiled eggs, hate the yolk? Buy an eggxer!
The humble mixer/blender is an indispensable part of every Indian kitchen.
But would you like a mixer for eggs? The Eggxer allows eggs to be scrambled without breaking the shell.
But why would anyone want this? Well, it's meant for people who eat hard-boiled eggs but hate the centre yellow yolk. The eggxer ensures there's no separation between the yoke and the white.
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