37 Super Cool Things That Are Living In The Year 3000 — Heck, Make that Year 4000

1.This store literally has a "winter simulator" so you can try on coats and see how well they work.

a winter simulator
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2.This restaurant gives each table a buzzer that connects to their server's smart watch, so they can easily call over their server.

A button to buzz a server
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3.This hotel has a do not disturb switch that actually makes it so cleaning staff can't open the door — which is perfect if you REALLY don't want to be interrupted.

A "do not disturb" button that locks a door
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4.This zoo has a button that only alerts staff if you spell something correctly, so that little kids can click away at the buttons without bothering staff.

"for a keeper, spell bugs"
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5.In this simple yet brilliant idea, this bar has placards you can put on your drink so servers know you're not finished, you're just in the bathroom.

"Gone to pee"
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6.This gas company sends a scratch-and-sniff card for customers so they can detect a gas leak.

"Scratch & Sniff"
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7.This car cupholder has settings that can heat up or cool down your drink.

cup holders
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8.These Kleenex change color as you get close to the end so you know you're going to have to replace it soon.

color-coded Kleenex
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9.This liquor store has a free chilling service that can get your bottle cold in five minutes.

"Free Chilling Service"
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10.This slide has a metal faucet running cold water under it to keep it from getting too hot and burning kids when it's sunny out.

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11.And this playground has a free sunscreen dispenser in case it's a sunny day and you forgot some for your kids.

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12.And this bar has an ice strip that keeps your drink chilled.

An ice strip on a bar
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13.This car wash makes washing your car a game by allowing you to shoot your car with suds as you wait.

"Suds Blaster"
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14.This store uses a wax figure to make it look like they have security — which isn't a replacement for security, by any means, but is better (and much cheaper) than nothing.

a was figure of a security guard
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15.This elevator has buttons at multiple levels, for people with wheelchairs or people who have fallen and need to call for help.

Buttons on the floor of an elevator
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16.This pub has single-person booths so you don't have to feel weird about dining alone.

A booth for one
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17.This grocery store literally has a robot to detect messes — complete with cute google eyes.

a robot for detecting messes
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18.I'm gonna need every bus stop to have a solar-powered bench where you can charge your phone and use the Wi-Fi from now on, thanks.

a Wi-Fi bench
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19.This extra fee for parents who can't control their kids in a restaurant is actually such a good idea. Do one for rude customers next!

"Cash Discount"
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20.This construction worker is using a solar-powered fan helmet to keep his head cool while he's working.

A solar-powered helmet
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21.This sign is cold-sensitive so that it turns blue if it's cold enough for ice to form on the road.

"Ice alert"
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22.This staircase saves wood and space by alternating steps.

A staircase
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23.This laptop has a webcam that comes from the keyboard, and can be hidden whenever you want by pushing the key back down. Take that, FBI!

a hidden camera on a laptop
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24.This shower has a shelf you can reach from inside and outside the shower.

a shelf that extends outside the shower
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25.This milk carton actually shows you how much milk is left.

a milk carton
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26.This die has a die inside it so you can double roll with just one piece.

a die inside a die
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27.This Pringles canister came with a plastic hook to lift up the chips so you don't have to dig your hand into the tube.

A device for Pringles
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28.This supermarket has a special touchpad to ground yourself and avoid electric shocks.

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29.This sandwich shop displays their sandwiches without bread, both to prevent the bread from getting soggy and to show you what's inside.

breadless sandwiches
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30.These empanadas have their type stamped on the edges to erase any guessing game.

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31.This gym has a ton of water bottle temperature options, and has them organized by how cold they are.

a water bottle vending machine
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32.These briefs came with a guide to check yourself for testicular cancer, which is just safe and smart.

Underwear for checking testicles
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33.This workplace's IT department had a vending machine for any computer parts necessary, and billed back to the department collecting them.

A device vending machine
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34.And this butcher shop also had a vending machine, for anyone who needed to buy meat after hours.

a meat vending machine
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35.This breakfast buffet used little ice cream cone bowls to serve yourself jam in, both to reduce waste and to provide a yummy treat.

cone bowls
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36.And this buffet had its own peanut butter maker for fresh peanut butter.

a peanut butter maker
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37.And finally, this really has no functional purpose, but I still thing it's so cool — this is someone's kitchen floor they made out of resin.

a resin kitchen floor
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