Do you ever have moments in your life where you sit and think that there has to be some invention that could ultimately simplify what you are experiencing? For instance, maybe you have a hard time blowing out all the candles on your birthday cake. The above patent, titled the "Birthday Cake Candle Extinguisher," could be your answer. Although the invention was intended to be practical, it is probably not the simplest solution.
Also, take for instance the "Lightbulb Changer" in the linked article. In theory, it is a great idea, but wouldn't it just be easier to change the lightbulb yourself? Sometimes, the answer to your problem is the simplest idea!
Read on for more patents that are sure to complicate even the simplest responsibilites!