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Top 75 Unique Ideas in September

From Cat-Operated Pizza Stores to Purple Potato Milkshakes

— September 28, 2014 — Eco
The top September 2014 unique ideas offer no shortage of bizarre, unexpected and -- at times -- completely outlandish products and services. Brands are pushing themselves more than ever to create the most unusual items for consumers.

This month ushers in a variety of oddities that can be experienced in many ways; some can be eaten, some can be rode and some can even be worn. Some of the most noteworthy items include the purple potato milkshakes from McDonald's that is available in Japan and the drinkable marijuana by Mirth Provisions that is actually legal.

Food brands are the only ones pushing boundaries when it comes to offering one-of-a-kind consumer experiences. Businesses such as the cat-operated pizza shops and the 8-bit karaoke provide consumers unforgettable niche experiences.

For other examples and more research of the top September 2014 unique ideas, check out Trend Hunter's Unique Trend Report.
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Tennis Data Music
Tennis Data Music
IBM and James Murphy Make Tennis Music from US Open Data
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Pooch Pool Parties
Pooch Pool Parties
This Idaho City Threw a Pool Party for Dogs to Raise Money for Its Dog Park
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73
Satellite Space Selfies
Satellite Space Selfies
SpaceBooth Wants to Help You Take a Selfie in Space
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72
DIY Safety Suits
DIY Safety Suits
Inventor Colin Furze Makes a Distinct Body Protection Design
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71
Thrilling Caped Crusader Rides
Thrilling Caped Crusader Rides
Batman: The Ride 4D Roller Coaster Will Delight Hardcore Comic Fans
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70
Oxygenating Workout Apparel
Oxygenating Workout Apparel
1st Round's Innovative Workout Gear Boosts Oxygen Levels in Muscles
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69
Sweat-Inducing Pranks
Sweat-Inducing Pranks
Gatorade's 'Sweat It to Get It' Prank Features Peyton Manning
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68
Kitchenless House Pranks
Kitchenless House Pranks
Uncle Ben's Showed a House with No Kitchen to Promote Home Cooked Meals
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67
Rain-Activated Ads
Rain-Activated Ads
Bumbershoot's Creative Ad Puts the Constant Seattle Rain to Work
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66
Artistic Heavyweight Sports
Artistic Heavyweight Sports
Bart van Polanen Petel Will Inspire People to Box with Paint
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65
Cat-Operated Pizza Shops
Cat-Operated Pizza Shops
Pizza Cat is a Web Series by Pizza Hut That Replaces Employees with Cats
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64
Unmasked Skincare Videos
Unmasked Skincare Videos
Thomas Leveritt Uses a UV Camera to Reveal Skin Damage from the Sun
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63
Heating Monitor Technology
Heating Monitor Technology
Heat Seek NYC Allows People to Track Violations During Colder Seasons
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62
Grandma Styling Pranks
Grandma Styling Pranks
SPC's Back to School Prank Styles Students in Outrageous Clothes
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61
Summery Watermelon Bagels
Summery Watermelon Bagels
Japan's Bagel & Bagel Chain Makes Tasty Watermelon Flavor Bagels
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60
Anti-Router Gadgets
Anti-Router Gadgets
Cyborg Unplug Guards Against Surveillance Devices for the Unusally Paranoid
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59
Underage Smoking Experiments
Underage Smoking Experiments
YTV Network's Social Experiment Video Makes Smokers Question Health
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58
Carbon Fiber Athletic Gear
Carbon Fiber Athletic Gear
Russell Athletic Football Shoulder Pads are Made from Boeing Leftovers
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57
Pasta Pirate Weddings
Pasta Pirate Weddings
This Bizarre Wedding Theme Blends the Seven Seas with Spaghetti
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56
Dark Basement Mats
Dark Basement Mats
This Eerie Carpet Looks Like Your Heading into a Sinister Space
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55
Collagen Chicken Skewers
Collagen Chicken Skewers
Japan's Chicken Suspended in Collagen is a Weird Food Snack
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54
Pop Can Safes
Pop Can Safes
The Hawaiian Punch Can Diversion Safe Will Keep Valuables Cleverly Hidden
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53
Handbag-Integrated Hoodies
Handbag-Integrated Hoodies
Moschino's Unique Shirt Design Doubles as a Purse Holder
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52
Anime Banking Campaigns
Anime Banking Campaigns
Okinawa’s Bank of the Ryukyus Bank Ad Campaign Stars Colorful Characters
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51
Landscaping Dog Treats
Landscaping Dog Treats
Hov-Hov Bakery's Dog Cookies Turn Pet Messes into Flowers
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50
Edible Water Closest Concepts
Edible Water Closest Concepts
The Chocolate Bathroom Comes in at 9.4 Million Calories
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49
Emoji Messaging Apps
Emoji Messaging Apps
The Emojli App Only Lets You Communicate with Emoji Icons
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48
GoPro Selfie Attachments
GoPro Selfie Attachments
Never Take a Basic Selfie Again with the GripSnap
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47
Contactless Payment Saddles
Contactless Payment Saddles
People Can Use Contactless Payments for Donkey Rides at this UK Beach
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46
Futuristic Invasive Jewelry
Futuristic Invasive Jewelry
Naomi Kizhner's Accessories Harvest Kinetic Energy from Wearer
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45
Shark Scare Pranks
Shark Scare Pranks
Discovery Channel's Shark in the Lake Prank Alarms Unsuspecting Boaters
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44
Cheesy Noodle Pizzas
Cheesy Noodle Pizzas
Dimo's Mac 'N' Cheese Pizza Swaps Marinara & Pepperoni for Cheesy Noodles
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43
8-Bit Karaoke Bars
8-Bit Karaoke Bars
The Highball Lets You Belt Out Tunes in a Mario-Inspired Room
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42
Wave-Infused Canals
Wave-Infused Canals
The RiF010 in Rotterdam will Become Home to Surfers and Water-Lovers
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41
Magical Reflective Denim
Magical Reflective Denim
The Naked & Famous Reflective Denim Debut is Raw Genius
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40
Yam-Shaped Ice Creams
Yam-Shaped Ice Creams
Japan's Roasted Sweet Potato-Shaped Ice Cream is an Icy Treat
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39
Doodled Wedding Gowns
Doodled Wedding Gowns
The Angelina Jolie Wedding Dress is Decorated with Her Children's Artwork
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38
Outsourced Wake-Up Apps
Outsourced Wake-Up Apps
Wakie is an Alarm Clock App Where a Stranger Will Call to Wake You Up
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37
Poutine-Eating Contests
Poutine-Eating Contests
This Poutine-Eating Contest Was Sponsored By Smoke's Poutinerie
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36
Aquarium Desk Dividers
Aquarium Desk Dividers
Freshwater Software Separated Its Cold Callers in a Fishy Way
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35
Outsourced Apology Services
Outsourced Apology Services
Japan's Apology Agencies Help You Tell Someone You're Sorry
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34
Made Up Vacations
Made Up Vacations
Zilla van den Born Devises a Prank to Explore Reality Presented on Social Media
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33
Matchmaking Pheromone Parties
Matchmaking Pheromone Parties
Judith Prays Lets People Smell Used Tees to Find Their Match
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32
Drinkable Marijuana
Drinkable Marijuana
Mirth Provisions Creates a Cannabis-Infused Drink Line Called Legal
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31
Simplistic Shedding Shoes
Simplistic Shedding Shoes
The Model 1 by Lou Moria Lets You Clean Canvas by Cutting it Off
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30
Edible Bathroom Suites
Edible Bathroom Suites
This Sweet Belgian Chocolate Toilet Has a Matching Tub, Sink and Bidet
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29
Alcoholic Tea Mixers
Alcoholic Tea Mixers
Owl's Brew Tea Drink Mixers Use English Breakfast and Black Teas as Bases
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28
Portable Toilets
Portable Toilets
The Doctor Loo Encourages People to Take a Time-Travelling Washroom Break
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27
Handy High Heels
Handy High Heels
Hands On by Charlotte Olympia is Chic and Creepy
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26
Fish Matrix Systems
Fish Matrix Systems
The Oceansphere Will Produce 1,000 Tons of Tuna
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25
Supermodel Shaped Glassware
Supermodel Shaped Glassware
The 34 Kate Moss Coupe Celebrates the Model's Iconic Bust
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24
Outlandish Heimlich Posters
Outlandish Heimlich Posters
New York Restaurants are Revamping Government Mandated Choking Posters
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23
Bacon-Fueled Motorcycles
Bacon-Fueled Motorcycles
Hormel Foods Promotes Its Black Label Bacon Line in a Badass Way
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22
Land-Made Art
Land-Made Art
The Station to Station Machine Creates Abstract Drawings on a Moving Train
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21
Savory Vegetable Yogurts
Savory Vegetable Yogurts
Blue Hill Yogurt is Made with Vegetables Like Beets and Parsnips
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20
Edible Chocolate LEGO
Edible Chocolate LEGO
Akihiro Mizuuchi Designs Delicious Building Blocks for All Ages
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19
Electrifying Dresses
Electrifying Dresses
Anouk Wipprecht and Arcattack Design a Superhero-Worthy Outfit
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18
French Fry Pizzas
French Fry Pizzas
Clifford Endo of Foodinese Creates a Clever Gluten-Free Pizza
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17
Inviting Umbrella Lights
Inviting Umbrella Lights
Umbrella Here Indicates to Strangers You Would be Willing to Share
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Flexible Cellular Seating
Flexible Cellular Seating
Lilian Van Daal's 3D-Printed Chair is Inspired by Plant Cells
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Egg-Spinning Dessert Toys
Egg-Spinning Dessert Toys
Takara Tomy's Dessert Maker Toy Turns Eggs into Custard
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14
Wearable Futon Apparel
Wearable Futon Apparel
King Jim's Puffy Polyester Suit is Equipped with Bedding and Padding
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13
Swirling Rock Walls
Swirling Rock Walls
Artists Andreas Kunert and Naomi Zettl Create Stony Murals
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12
Carved Dragon Shoes
Carved Dragon Shoes
LanVy Nguyen of Saigon Socialite Creates Artistic Asian Platforms
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11
Phone-Connected Glasses
Phone-Connected Glasses
Fun'iki High Tech Glasses Provide Seamless Smartphone Notifications
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10
Whimsical Galactic Photography
Whimsical Galactic Photography
Photographer Mako Miyamoto Depicts Wookies Hanging Out on Earth
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9
Ugliest Cake Contests
Ugliest Cake Contests
Susan Quick is the First Place Winner with a Cat Litter Cake
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8
Animal Awareness Tattoos
Animal Awareness Tattoos
WWF Russia's Wild Animal Tattoos Encourage Permanent Inking for Awareness
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Futurist Meeting Spaces
Futurist Meeting Spaces
The Long Now Foundation's The Interval Encourages Long-Term Thinking
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6
Deep Fried Spaghetti
Deep Fried Spaghetti
Dudefoods' Spaghetti Dog Recipe Puts Deep Fried Pasta on a Stick
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5
Purple Potato Milkshakes
Purple Potato Milkshakes
This McDonald's McShake is an Unusual Purple Sweet Potato Milkshake
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4
Smart Toilet Paper Holders
Smart Toilet Paper Holders
The RollScout Sends an Alert When People are Low on Bathroom Tissues
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3
Paper-Inspired Water Bottles
Paper-Inspired Water Bottles
The Super Slim Memobottle is Easy to Pack for Everyday Use
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2
Aquarium Kitchen Islands
Aquarium Kitchen Islands
Kolenik's Unique Kitchen Counter Has Places for Storage and Fish
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Cliff-Hanging Houses
Cliff-Hanging Houses
Modscape Conceptualizes a Contemporary Home that Dangles Off of a Cliff
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