Sometimes we get so used to everyday life, it becomes hard to imagine that things can be different. But they can. Whether it’s out car getting scratched in the parking lot or our poop splashing in a public toilet so loud, everyone knows what we’re doing, if there’s a problem, there’s a solution. Bored Panda has collected a list of genius ideas that have the potential to make some our day-to-day struggles go away, and while you in particular might not benefit from all of them, you’ll still probably appreciate the effort that went into making them a reality.
#1 The Bathroom At My Doctor’s Office Has A Discreet Way For Victims Of Abuse, Violence, Or Human Trafficking To Get Help
The number is rather clever as well. The way it’s written, it’s a visual mnemonic device, meaning it helps the human memory to remember it. 888-3737-888 – with the differing numbers in red. Useful for someone who’s in a hurry and can’t write it down.
#2 A Sign In The Women’s Bathroom For Those Who Feel Unsafe On A Date
‘Ask For Angela’ is a relatively new campaign designed to reduce sexual abuse on nights out. It originated in a pub in Lincolnshire, England, in 2016 and since then, it has received worldwide attention and has been adopted by bars and clubs across the globe.
#3 My Local Vet Has A Sign And Candle For When Someone’s Pet Is Dying
Sometimes the most supportive words are no words at all.
#4 This Park Has A Swing For Wheelchair Users
The rope pull included within the design allows those with upper body mobility to swing themselves independently.
#5 These Lines Go Up The Wall So You Can Park Perfectly In-Between The Lines
Everyone wants to drive until it’s time to park in a cramped corner. This particular one was found in Seattle, under the Amazon Go store.
#6 A Color Blind Viewer
The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and Tennessee State Parks have partnered to install “color blind” viewfinders at five state park locations across the state. In total, there are 11 of them installed in Tennessee.
#7 In Singapore The Elderly Can Tap Their Identity Card To Have More Time At The Pedestrian Crossing
Swiping the card at a sensor gives its holder an extra 3 to 13 seconds to walk across, depending on the size of the crossing.
#8 My Moms 3D Printed Cast. She Can Take A Shower With It!
For everyone wondering, it’s held together with zip ties. From scan to cast, it took the woman about 2 weeks to get it. While the company printed it in just a few days, the longest part of the process was drafting the print and shipping it from Colorado to Florida.
#9 This Toilet Flushes By Using Your Foot
This mechanism is located in a toilet in Mexico and ou don’t have to be a germaphobe to appreciate it. Believe me, Ive seen some sh*t.
#10 My Grocery Store Started Selling Overripe, Discount Bananas With A Recipe For Banana Bread On The Bag
But can I eat them raw? You know, ’cause I’m savage.
#11 This Hexagonal Graph Paper For Organic Chemistry
Or a Dungeons and Dragons dungeon creator. You decide!
#12 This Shop Has A Option To Shop Alone Or With Assistance
The shop is located in UAE, Dubai. For the complete antisocial experience, bring earphones.
#13 This Dish Soap Lists The Purpose For Each Ingredient
Other industries could try this as well!
#14 I Adapted A Rubix Cube For The Blind
As of January 2009, 350 million cubes had been sold worldwide making it the world’s top-selling puzzle game.
#15 The Hotel I Am Staying At Has The Fire Evacuation Plans At Ground Level So You Can See Them If Smoke Has Filled The Hallways
Great for covering mice holes, too!
#16 Washing Your Hands To Flush The Toilette
Less is more.
#17 Supermarket Trolleys In Sweden Have A Map Of The Supermarket
All I need now is a plane ticket and a map of Sweden itself so I can go shopping in this supermarket!
#18 This Stall For Your Dog Outside A Super Market In Copenhagen
No petting, no taunting, no questionable treats, perfect!
#19 Perfectly Flat Floor, Designed To Stop People From Running In The Hallway
The design, partly inspired by Alice in Wonderland, took more than 400 tiles to create.
#20 A Public Bike Stand With A Built-In Pump
Because air is free!
#21 This Bathroom In The Atlanta Airport Has Lights To Let You Know If A Stall Is In Use
Way better than crawling on your needs and spying on people’s legs!
#22 My School Just Installed A CVS Vending Machine Full Of Medicine And Hygiene Products
To help customers navigate this new shopping experience, the vending machines, will feature a 22″ multi-touch screen, displaying high resolution images with expansive product information and more.
#23 My Local Car Wash Has A Gun For Kids That Shoots Soap Suds At The Cars Going Into The Car Wash
They should probably build a height sign, saying you can’t be taller than “THIS” to use the gun because I definitely know one or two adults who would spend their Sunday afternoon there.
#24 A Business Card For Kids Who Are Allowed To Go Places By Themselves
Teacher: “Hey, where are you going? The lesson has just started!” Student *shows card*.
#25 This Pizza Box Can Be Torn In Half And Folded To Create A Smaller Box For Leftovers
You know, if you ever had any.
#26 This Car Park In France Has Soft Barriers Between Parking Spaces To Stop People Scratching Other Cars
And you can play mini volleyball when two parking lots next to each other are empty!
#27 The Inside Of The Pizza Box Was A Tuxedo
All you need now is a cane, a top hat, and a pair of goggles!
#28 This Menu In An Italian Restaurant, Is Shaped Like A Circle Showing You What The Type Of Pizza Would Look Like
This pizzeria is located in Prague, Czech Republic. According to the person who took this photo, “it’s literally above the metro station of Chodov on the Red/C line!” If you still can’t find it, just look for a sign that has a hotdog on it and says “Pizza.” Ye, we know.
#29 My Classroom Has A Mirror So We Can See Teacher’s Counter When He’s Cooking
Commenting on this picture, some redditors remembered having the same setup in their Home Economics cooking classes all the way back in the 80s!
#30 This Shoe Shop Has An Area To Test Your New Shoes, Containing Lego
Reportedly, this test “track” is located in a Leguanos store which sells the so-called barefoot shoes, really bendy shoes that supposedly make you feel like you’re barefoot.