9 ways to vastly improve common household plugs and outlets

The design for the power plugs you and I use today — with three prongs where one acts to ground it — came about in the late 1920s after a fella named Philip F. Labre wanted to keep people from shocking themselves. Labre made the plug safe, but no one has really done much for it after that.

Well, it's high time we took a long look at the plug and outlet and found ways to make them work harder, as well as make them easier to interact with. Click through the gallery below to see how.

Via Yanko Design

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