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
#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
#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.
#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 This Toilet Flushes By Using Your Foot
You don’t have to be a germaphobe to appreciate this. Believe me, Ive seen some sh*t.
#9 This Shop Has A Option To Shop Alone Or With Assistance
For the complete antisocial experience, bring earphones.
#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 Dish Soap Lists The Purpose For Each Ingredient
Other industries could try this as well!
#12 My Moms 3D Printed Cast. She Can Take A Shower With It!
If some are already 3D-printing houses, surely we can apply this technology broader.
#13 This Hexagonal Graph Paper For Organic Chemistry
Or a Dungeons and Dragons dungeon creator. You decide!
#14 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!
#15 I Adapted A Rubix Cube For The Blind
#17 Supermarket Trolleys In Sweden Have A Map Of The 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
#23 My Local Car Wash Has A Gun For Kids That Shoots Soap Suds At The Cars Going Into The Car Wash
#27 This Car Park In France Has Soft Barriers Between Parking Spaces To Stop People Scratching Other Cars
#28 This Menu In An Italian Restaurant, Is Shaped Like A Circle Showing You What The Type Of Pizza Would Look Like