here is a list of 30 dumb inventions as photographed by life magazine. an appropriate alternate title could be “30 more things i’ll never need to buy.” the list includes a motorized surfboard, a cigarette umbrella for rainy days, and illuminated tires for your vehicle.
i know some of you have taken on the 100-thing challenge to limit your number of personal possessions to 100 items or less. these may help:
one good thing about becoming minimalist is that i don’t have to save up my money for this:
the goldstriker iphone 3gs supreme sells for $3.2 million (mostly because of the gold, diamonds, and granite case). i was going to include a link to amazon just in case you wanted to purchase one, but i couldn’t seem to locate it.
in case you were thinking about going traditional in your gift-giving this year, the 12 gifts of christmas will cost you $21,465.56 this year.
1 partridge in a pear tree $159.99
2 turtle doves $55.98
3 french hens $45.00
4 calling birds $599.96
5 golden rings $499.95
6 geese a-laying $150.00
7 swans a-swimming $5250.00
8 maids a-milking $58.00
9 ladies dancing $5473.07
10 lords a-leaping $4413.61
11 pipers piping $2284.80
12 drummers drumming $2475.20