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9. Toilets with the sink above the tank
This amazing innovation helps to conserve a lot of water.

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8. Ordering food from a restaurant via vending machines
These machines are placed at the entrance to the restaurant.

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7. Umbrella holders on bikes
This is a brilliant invention for all vehicles. Now there’s no such thing as bad weather.

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6. Communal baths called Sento
These baths are the perfect place to unwind after a hard day at work. A ticket to such saunas is cheaper than a drink in a bar.

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5. Butter grater
Spreading cold butter on bread is way too easy with this fascinating innovation.

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4. Free umbrellas for everyone
Boxes with free-to-use umbrellas are placed at every bus stop and street in Japan. Anyone can take an umbrella for free when it’s raining and then drop it into any other similar box located around the city.

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Post time 2017-9-26 14:43:00 |Display all floors
3. Automatic bicycle parking system

To solve the problem of overcrowded bike racks and storage, the city authorities developed an underground bicycle parking system. The complex itself looks like an elevator. You simply pay for the service, place the bicycle on the runway, and wait for the doors to open. Then the automatic system takes care of the rest. In order to get your bike back, you simply need to hold your card up to the scanner located next to the parking door.

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