Even though we live in an age full of electronic gadgets, apps for every occasion and products designed to make our modern lives easier the old cliché “necessity is the mother of invention” still rings true.
People who are faced with a problem technology can’t solve get crafty and invent a new way to make their lives more livable...and more fun!
Need to get to work on a car that has only three tires? If you’ve got a push cart and a buddy around you’ve got all you need to get back on the road like a boss
Are you fresh out of clean bowls yet desperately in need of your nightly ramen fix? Use your melon!
Living on a street that’s constantly flooding can make getting around town a real pain, but if you follow this guy’s example and strap tiny stools to your shoes you can rise above the rainfall.
Split screen gaming can be a real eyesore, but clever gamers can come up with a simple solution off the top of their heads
It’s tough to find time to bathe after work, but if you’re working on a jobsite with an earth mover and some scrap wood then you can whip up a nice, warm bath so you can soak your buns before date night!
Having your electricity shut off due to non-payment means growing accustomed to eating cold beans out of a can, unless you’re a crafty cook with plenty of candles on hand.
Who needs tires when you’ve got six pairs of sneakers and a bicycle frame? Certainly not this guy!
Holding your book open can make your thumb mighty sore, and it tends to get stuck in the crack between the pages. Instead, you should skip the thumb pain and use a wooden wing thingy to hold those pages in place.
It takes a really long time to get drunk when you have to pour beers down your throat one at a time, but follow this guy’s example and you'll be hammered in one fourth the time.
Biking through the mean streets of the urban jungle doesn’t have to be a dangerous affair- simply slip a barbecue around your body and consider your grill protected!
Most people have a laptop these days, but not everyone can afford an mp3 player. So how can a music lover keep the tunes flowing into their earholes? Just tuck your laptop into your pants and the musical vibrations will make you want to shake your buns!
If you have to wash a sink full of dirty dishes just to get a glass of water from the faucet then you’re liable to die of thirst, so forge your own tinfoil trough and stay hydrated.
It’s hard to compete with ultra-butch biker gangs when you’re riding around town on a piddly little dirtbike, but when you combine a motorcycle with a tractor you've got a gargantuan vehicle guaranteed to crush the competition.
Next time you find yourself stuck in a situation without an electronic solution take a note from these crafty people and slap something together on the fly!