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11 essential inventions for people who are always tired

Wrecked? Or just lazy? Either way, we’re here to help.

1. This hoodie with an inflatable pillow in the hood

Source: Kickstarter

Source: Kickstarter

Source: Kickstarter

2. This ‘Ostrich Pillow’ for napping anytime, anyplace

Source: Shopify

3. This robotic alarm clock that wakes you up by making a cup of coffee

Source: Josh Renouf

Source: Josh Renouf

4. And this mug to drink it from.

Source: Shopify

5. This traditional Japanese invention, the kotatsu, that turns any space into a self-heating bed

Source: 顔なし

It’s a duvet, with a tabletop for your stuff, and a heater underneath to keep you toasty.

Source: Wikipedia

6. This alarm clock that you can only turn off by putting your feet on the floor

Source: Kickstarter

It’s also made of memory foam so it’s very comfortable on your tired, tired feet.

7. This personal isolation pod so you can cocoon yourself anytime, anywhere

Source: Eden Lew

Source: Eden Lew

8. This invention that heats or cools each side of the bed separately, for when two people like different temperatures

Source: Chilipad

9. This scarf that is also a neck pillow for sleeping in your chair

Source: Sleeper Scarf

10. This kettle that you can control from your phone, giving you an extra five minutes under the duvet

Source: iKettle

11. And finally, a desk that converts into a bed

Source: StudioNL

Source: StudioNL

You’re welcome, everyone. Happy January.

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