New inventions are no more surprising in this world where everyone is racing to patent everything they discovered. But before the 21st century, innovations were so rare everyone would race to become the first to own and use them.
The things that make it to headlines are usually things that come with fancy technology that are too complicated for us to recreate and expensive to purchase. But it turns out that there 20+ inventions that have been around for a while that cost little, but provide us with exactly what we need! And not to mention some of them will blow your mind away.
We really wished they had been here way sooner.