It is summer--the season of ill-advised aquatic inventions!
The anniversary of Michael Jackson's death is today, and his legacy remains a strange one. And so let me introduce you to Michael Jackson the inventor.
Everything old is new again, and then is old again, in this patent from Great Britain dating to the 1970s/80s.
This one comes from Deutschland... or maybe Switzerland?
An insatiable hunger...
In which we explore another crackpot invention.
I did not expect this cross-cultural carnivorous bounty.
The idea is that you apply suction to the body. The vacuum sucks the person's skin up into the cup, causing bruising. And... health?
We patent attorneys are not typically selected for our skill in depicting the human form.
"Necessity is the mother of invention" has a corollary: Strange needs beget strange inventions.