10 Of The Strangest Patents Ever Filed

Anti-Eating Face Mask

If your child is overweight, then this patent for an Anti-Eating Face Mask could stop them from consuming all types of food, not just the bad stuff. The cup-shaped, cage-like mask was nearly impossible for food to pass through.

High-Five Machine

Patented in 1993, the High-Five Machine allows you to simulate the feeling of being high-fived by no one in particular. The machine would be attached to the wall or set on a tablet, and may improve your hand-and-eye coordination.