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Best Oddball Products

Best Oddball Products That Actually Work, 2017 Edition

There are a lot of crazy-looking travel products on the market. But do any of them actually work? We decided to find out.

Best Oddball Products that Actually Work: The Methodology

To qualify for consideration as the best oddball product for our 2017 Editors’ Choice Awards, items had to have been released during or after January 2016, have good reviews online, and make us do a double-take when we saw the concept. To narrow down the field, we then spent hours testing each product to determine whether or not it actually works.

Items were ranked best on level of oddness, execution, travel-friendliness, and price to determine the winner.

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