Worst Inventions


The Top Ten

1 Hair In a Can

Seriously? This is a thing?

Hair in a can really

2 Autotune

Yeah, its abused to death.. - Moorefamval

3 Cigarettes

WHAT? How is this not in the list? This is something that kills people if used. Get it to number 1!

Everyone in my high school smokes cigarettes. Sadly, I am the only non smoker left in the school. I hope TheTopTenners don't smoke cigarettes. - SelfDestruct

How is Autotune, Diet water, and hair in a can above this? Sure, those things are stupid, but they don't have multiple chemicals and can KILL you! If it where up to me, cigarettes would be banned.

There are few popular inventions that pollute and kill their users just for the sake of it.

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4 Diet Water

Water is already 0 calories and fat, so why make diet? You can tell this is a cash grab right away. I've never seen one, but it's probably just normal water, except with plastic around it saying "Diet". - BlueTopazIceVanilla

Diet water?!? Water has no salt or shuger

Laugh out loud really though! And... I'm pretty sure it's spelled sugar...

Water is basicly something you drink ON a diet, it's not logicly possible to make diet water?

I didn't even know this existed until now. How is it even diet though. Last time I checked, H20 isdrank by people on diets,and also had no carbs,calories, or fat in it. I'm sure an idiot invented this. - Skullkid755

5 Farmville
6 Headon
7 Doggy Doo Game

This should be #1 or #2

8 Makeup for Dogs
9 Inflatable Dartboard

Haha! The quickest game of darts in history! - Britgirl

10 Grey Colored Pencils

The Contenders

11 Virtual Boy
12 Puppy Pocket Jacket Organizer
13 Pencil
14 Battery-powered Battery Charger

WOOW. The person who made this is stupid. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

What if you want to charge your tablet but your charger's battery is dead? Simple. Use the battery charger charger lol lol lol lol lol lol lol. l - Skullkid755

15 The Portable Sauna
16 Toilet Roll Hat

It just looks RIDICULOUS! Why can't you just keep tissues in your pocket, for god's sake!

You could just keep tissues in your pocket, which would be better, so at least you don't get laughed at by mean people. MADDEST YET...

17 iPhone Fingers
18 Segway

The guy who made it died by falling off a cliff on one I mean come on! ( look it up)

19 The Butter Stick
20 Instagram
21 Self Destructing Doorbell

Oh, boy, would this be bloody hilarious! I'm gonna stuff some TNT into my doorbell! Just not too much. - PositronWildhawk

I came up with this at this camp - CityGuru

22 Lap Pillow
23 V-Smile
24 iPhones

Uhm,... what now?

25 Sandwich in Can

I've seen these. The idea is just weird and they look revolting! - PositronWildhawk

26 Powdered Water

This is actually a scientific invention! The first powdered liquid! It will help 3rd world countries and donations, because you don't have to worry about mold getting in the water, or people peeing in it. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

27 Plastic Grocery Bags

They are bad for planet Earth.

28 Pay Toilets

Should be in the top 2

Whoever invented these is greedier than Mr. Krabs. - Skullkid755

29 Pop Up Ads
30 My Little Ponies

Albert Einstein invented this?

31 Religion
32 Foam Bath
33 Pickle-in-a-bag
34 The Speedboard
35 Spam Meat
36 Spray Cheese
37 Pedal Powered Wheelchair
38 Nuclear Power Plants

Three Mile Island was bad and that was only a partial meltdown, would you want to be within the range of a total meltdown?

39 Diesel Locomotive

Diesels: Taking every bit of love and memory of the steam locomotives forever. All the "steam-related" railroad attractions only have annoying, nasty-smelling diesel engines hauling passenger cars instead of the steamer, WHICH SHOULD BE AT A STEAM-REALATED ATTRACTION IN THE FIRST PLACE. - InvaderRailfanPokeNerd578

40 Tanning Bed

They're better than cassette and cartridges. But people don't really use CDs anymore. - BlueTopazIceVanilla

42 Shoe Umbrella
43 Man Bra
44 Parental Controls

I have parental control on my account. Its like being on a leash. Every time it automatically logs out of my account, it feels like a slap to my face. Every time it blocks my internet access, I feel hopeless. And every time it blocks websites I wish to go to, I feel more and more likely to point the finger at my computer monitor, and punch my fist through the screen.

They could help, but Parental controls could go too far.

45 CenturyLink Internet


46 Car Exhaust Burger Griddle

Ahh nothing like a great cancer burger.

Lung Cancer on a bun.

47 Printers
48 Selfie Sticks

They are used to extend out for a perfect selfie, and they have made people act stupid and make stupid decisions that they were banned in lots of places.
They were banned in places like Lollapalooza, Comic Con, and Disney parks.
People have been taking them on rides, which is wrong and dangerous, like one time, a man used it on California Screamin' to get the perfect selfie at the top.
Also, people have been bumping them into each other either accidentally or on purpose around the parks, so Disney banned them forever.
Also Universal and other parks have banned them as well, and we should realize that they are only a nuisance and causes harm and makes us look stupid.
Thank goodness they're banned at those places, and they should ban them worldwide.

49 Internet
50 Bottled Water
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1. Cigarettes
2. Battery-powered Battery Charger
3. Plastic Grocery Bags
1. Segway
2. Virtual Boy
3. Puppy Pocket Jacket Organizer
1. Doggy Doo Game
2. Grey Colored Pencils
3. Pencil

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