Friday, May 05, 2006

What is chindogu?

According to "the nonist" it is "the not-so-ancient Japanese art of inventing ingenious everyday gadgets that, on the face of it, seem like an ideal solution to a particular problem. " Actual use of the gadget however spawns fresh problems. Good to use chindogu for the fun of doing it. Forget about patenting. Here's a site showcasing some samples. Prepare to be entertained, enlightened or entertained (in no particular order).

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