Thats the news from the editors of Mobile PC magazine, who have just selected the five worst inventions of all time.
Editor Christopher Null admits the choice may be offbeat but figures if he has to explain why alarm clocks suck than ...you must enjoy mornings more than we do.
Other inventions that arent so inventive include the VHS tape rewinder, which may sound like a good idea but only for people who cant wait three minutes for a tape to rewind.
Null also gives low marks to the Furby, saying the only thing geekier than owning one is speaking Klingon and figures the only thing the Bow-Lingual Dog Translator is good for is discovering how many ways a pooch can say, Im hungry but confused.
Finally, Null believes the Dancing Hamster dolls found in Walgreens and other stores are worse than a rodent sandwich.
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