FIRST-DRAFT INVENTIONS

Reader's Digest Asia Pacific - - Sport -

From 1952 to 1964, you had to pro­vide your own potato for Mr Potato Head.

The orig­i­nal juke­boxes came with ear­phones. Only one per­son could lis­ten at a time.

In the 1930s, you could buy a ‘cig­a­rette um­brella’, which would al­low you to smoke in the rain.

The Egg Cu­ber, in­vented in 1978, was a plas­tic con­trap­tion you put your hard-boiled egg into to squash it into a cube.

In 1930s Lon­don, you could buy a mesh cage to sus­pend your baby out­side your apart­ment win­dow, so it could get fresh air.

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