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Good ideas with bad execution, or good execution of what should be bad ideas - an analysis of inferior, off-beat or malfunctioning products, and how other people's failures can help us design better stuff.

I can’t believe someone makes… A defibrillator toaster

defib-toaster.jpgMedical students are known for their dark sense of humour, so this one would have proved an ideal Christmas present. It’s a toaster with a difference – a defibrillator toaster!

Unlike the vast majority of entries in the I can’t believe someone makes… series,  this is actually just a ‘concept’ design, courtesy of designer Shay Carmon.

What would it look like in action? Check out the photo below.

Note the little red light to indicate device in operation. Clear!

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