23 Innovations You Won’t Believe Are Made By Ordinary Chinese People

Chinese are known for their hard work and intelligence. They are not only inventors but can also replicate any product with sophistication and authenticity, even an iPhone. In China, no-one is limited by the requirement of degree or a specialized skill, they just set their mind on an idea and bring it to reality.

Today, we have selected 23 innovations from Chinese inventors who are just common people in China.

1. Home-Made Flying Device 

Local farmer Shu Mansheng self-designed and homemade a flying device . The picture shows a test flight, hovering above ground, in front of his house in Dashu village on the outskirts of Wuhan, Hubei province.

Home-Made Flying Device 

2. Hair Comb And A Musical Instrument 

Han Yuzi, 63, invented a hair comb that doubles into a small hand-held musical instrument, in Guangzhou, the capital of China’s Guangdong province.

Hair Comb And A Musical Instrument 

3. Improvised Tractor To Sweep The Streets

The improvised tractor has 12 brooms to sweep the streets of Mohe in Heilongjiang province.

Improvised Tractor To Sweep The Streets

4. Modified Bicycle

Lei Zhiqian modified a bicycle to ride across the Hanjiang River, a tributary of the Yangtze River in Wuhan, Hubei province.

Modified Bicycle

5. Remote Controlled Humanoid Robot

Tao Xiangli is a self-taught inventor who built this remote controlled humanoid robot out of scrap metal and electronic wires. The total cost was $49,037. The problem was the the robot was too big to get out of his front door.

Remote Controlled Humanoid Robot

6. Self-Made Walking Robot

This self-made walking robot was built by a farmer, Wu Yulu. He is using the robot to pull his rickshaw in a village at the outskirts of Beijing.

Self-Made Walking Robot

7. Self-Made Prosthetic Arms

Sun Jifa, a Chinese farmer, lost his forearms in a dynamite fishing accident 32 years ago. He spend two years guiding his two nephews to build him prosthetic arms from scrap, metal and rubber. In the picture below, he is working on his new house in Yong Ji county, Jilin province.

Self-Made Prosthetic Arms

8. Wooden Electronic Vehicle

Liu Fulong built this wooden electronic vehicle which can reach speeds up to 20 miles an hour. This is fast for a homemade car.

Wooden Electronic Vehicle

9. Floating Bicycle With Plastic Tubes

Liu Wanyong created this improvised floating bicycle by plastic tubes in Zhenning, in the Guizhou province.

Floating Bicycle With Plastic Tubes

10. Home-Made Cannon

Chinese farmer Yang Youde made this homemade cannon near his farmland on the outskirts of Wuhan, Hubei province.

Home-Made Cannon

11. Home-Made Replica Of A Tank 

This farmer and former Chinese Navy member spent $6,450 to create a homemade replica of a tank.

Home-Made Replica Of A Tank 

12. Home-Made Model Of Formula One Car

Zhao Xiuguo from Tangshan, Hebei Province, made this home made model of Formula One car.

Home-Made Model Of Formula One Car

13. Suitcase Vehicle

Liang took ten years to modify a suitcase into a vehicle. This suitcase vehicle has its own motor and can reach speeds of over 12 miles an hour. It can travel 30-40 miles on one one charge.

Suitcase Vehicle

14. DIY Submarine

Another farmer spent five months building this DIY submarine. He was able to took it to a depth of 30 feet in a lake near his home town of Dangjiangkou, in the Hubei province.

DIY Submarine

15. Home-Made Submarine 

Tao Xiangli can be seen getting out of his homemade submarine in a lake on the outskirts of Beijing.

Home-Made Submarine 

16. Self-Made Aircraft 

Li Jingchun, a 58-year-old farmer, designed this self-made aircraft on top of his house in Xiahe village located in Shenyang, Liaoning province.

Self-Made Aircraft 

17. Robot At A Repair Shop

Wu, a 49-year-old electric bike mechanic, can be seen welding a component to fit onto his newly-made robot (R) at his repair shop in Shenyang, Liaoning province June 25, 2012.

Robot At A Repair Shop

18. Giant Unicycle 

The unicycle was designed several years ago by Chinese inventor Li Yongli who called it “the number one vehicle in the world.”

Giant Unicycle 

19. Giant Bicycle 

Zhang Yali and his friends designed, made and tested this giant bicycle outside a rented warehouse in Jilin, Jilin province.

Giant Bicycle 

20. Self-Made Aircraft 

Zhang Xuelin build this self-made aircraft at his home in Jinan, Shandong province.

Self-Made Aircraft 

21. Self- Made Helicopter

This self-made helicopter is a creation of Wu Zhongyuan – a local farmer in Jiuxian county, Henan province.

Self- Made Helicopter

22. Home-Made Ultralight Aircraft

This ultralight aircraft is the work of a farmer,Shu Mansheng from Wuhan, Hubei province.

Home-Made Ultralight Aircraft

23. Miniature Submarine 

The picture below shows an unfinished miniature submarine at a workshop of Zhang Wuyi. He is a local farmer interested in scientific inventions and lives in Qingling village, on the outskirts of Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei province.

Miniature Submarine 

Source: businessinsider.com