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25 Hideous Innovations

From Bat Cats to Fake Webcams for the Ugly

— July 21, 2009 — Unique
Good has evil, right has wrong, Ginger kids have the sun (I would know) and pretty has ugly. It would be unreasonable to assume that everything HAS to look good.

I am out to prove to you that it is not true. In this cluster you will see hideous things (only animals, well and Keith Richards) and some will terrify you while others might strike a chord in your heart.

From real life gremlins to unlikely supermodels, here are 25 Unattractive Innovations.
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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
25
Destroying Ugly Auto Designs
Destroying Ugly Auto Designs
iMOTOR ‘Design Disasters' Equips You With an Ugly Stick
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24
Intentionally Ugly Power Strips
Intentionally Ugly Power Strips
Standby Surge Protector
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23
Ugly Food Glasses
Ugly Food Glasses
Blue Shade Glasses Help You Lose Weight?
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22
Fake Webcams for the Ugly
Fake Webcams for the Ugly
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21
Ugly Sweater Love
Ugly Sweater Love
The Holiday Sweater Song
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20
Cigarette Earrings
Cigarette Earrings
Butt Ugly Accessories
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19
Ugly is the New Hot
Ugly is the New Hot
Modern Studies on Ugliness
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18
Ugly Pizza
Ugly Pizza
Difficult Branding?
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17
Ugly Pageants
Ugly Pageants
The Award for the Ugliest Icelandic Native Goes to...
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16
Showcasing Ugly Art
Showcasing Ugly Art
MUMOK's Bad Painting-Good Art Exhibition
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15
Pretty Ugly Plush Toys
Pretty Ugly Plush Toys
Uglydolls
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14
Cruel Ugliness Cures
Cruel Ugliness Cures
The Genuine Ugly Bag
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13
Adopting Ugly
Adopting Ugly
Pictures of Some of the Most Unfortunate Looking Dogs People Love
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12
Ugly Christmas Sweater Parties
Ugly Christmas Sweater Parties
One Time of Year Tacky Is Trendy
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11
Celebrating Ugly Mugs
Celebrating Ugly Mugs
Nerve Magazine Compiles Top 20 List of Unfortunate Looking Celebs
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10
Ugly Necklace Competitions
Ugly Necklace Competitions
8th Annual Contest Honouring Hideous Jewelry
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9
Mail-Order Marriages
Mail-Order Marriages
MailOrderHusbands.net Shows Good, Bad and Ugly
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8
Intentional Ugly
Intentional Ugly
8 Posts For the Ugly Obsessed
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7
Ugly Bat Cats
Ugly Bat Cats
Feline Finds Internet Fame Through Ornery Looks
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6
Ugly Endangered Species
Ugly Endangered Species
10 Creatures Nearing Extinction
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5
Modeling Agency for Ugly People
Modeling Agency for Ugly People
The UGLY Model Agency
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4
Durex Puts Ugly on Your Pillow
Durex Puts Ugly on Your Pillow
"Last Longer" Campaign
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3
Unlikely Supermodels (UPDATE)
Unlikely Supermodels (UPDATE)
Ugly Agency Specializes in Odd Characters
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2
Making Celebrities Ugly
Making Celebrities Ugly
Planet Hiltron
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1
Real-Life Gremlins
Real-Life Gremlins
10 Ugly Animals
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