They say need is the mother of invention. That’s how some of the most important inventions of humankind came to being, whether it was the wheel or electricity or the TV or the computer or the internet. Need has always led to humans coming up with the most amazing technological advancements. However, sometimes our inventions assuage the needs that we never knew we had. Here some of the most brilliant inventions that solve the problems that half of us didn’t even realized needed solving.

1. Onion Holder

Who hasn’t had trouble cutting onions evenly? They don’t just cause tears in our eyes, they are also so slippery that you can never cut them evenly. And if you are that skilled that manage to cut an onion evenly your hands smell of onions for eternity. The Orblue All-in-One Onion Holder allows you to keep food in place without using your hands. This fork-like instrument sticks into vegetables and divides your food into perfectly even slices.

2. Best Car Mattress

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When you go for a road trip or camping trip you always need a comfortable bed to sleep in. The sleeping bags are rarely comfortable and if you have to sleep in the car, that’s just an invitation for back troubles. This inflatable car mattress designed by FBSPORT is the last car mattress you will ever need. They cost anywhere between $30 and $80 and are readily available online.

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