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Unusual things you never knew you needed

From armpit coolers to chewing gums that promise to boost your memory, here are a few products you cannot afford to ignore.

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There are always two kinds of products for a consumer - things you want to buy and things you never knew you wanted. When it comes to the latter, look no further than these products we listed out for you. Taking you to a land of the tech savvy and the innovative, people hardly knew existed, you can trust these atypical products to solve those little problems that keep cropping up in life. Many people feel these are creations that are borderline genius and can make your life easier by the dozen. But, is it really?

From armpit coolers to chewing gums that promise to boost your memory, here are a few products you cannot afford to ignore. They are the answers to the silent prayers you sent out everytime you are worried about wearing your new pair of heels in the monsoons, or couldn't trust your memory enough before an exam.

This clip-on mini-fan armpit cooler promises to keep your armpits cool and dry. For sweaty summers in Japan, worry not, this bizarre invention will make sure there's no way you stink even a bit. (Source: thanko.jp)

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What could be a better stress buster than a sheet of bubble wrap that never ends? Japan has come up with a toy that constantly fills and re-fills bubbles in a sheet of bubble wrap. No doubt insanity ensues. (Source: Bandai)

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Well, if there are braces for knees, back, neck and teeth, why not something that reshapes your chins? Would you wear a chin belt for that perfect jawline or walk it out on the treadmill instead? (Source: Chinatera)

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A Japanese plastics company Asahi Power Service have developed a flying umbrella drone called the Free Parasol. Time to say hello to hands free umbrellas. (Source: YouTube/The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun)

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In case you were wondering how to enhance memory, it is best to try out chewing gum doing the rounds in Japan. It promises to boost your memory and improve your concentration. (Source: JapanTrendShop)

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There are some things you cannot avoid - Indian monsoons and the urge to buy good shoes. When the two are mixed, the latter suffers. To put all your worries at bay, you have umbrella shoes to thank for. (Source: Twitter/MillersShoes)