MILLION-DOLLAR IDEA: This Device Lets You Open Doors With Your Feet


The idea: The Toepener is a handle that attaches to the bottom of a door so you can open it with your feet.

Whose idea: Forge LLC, a cool startup created by University of Minnesota students.

Why it’s brilliant: Germaphobes, rejoice: you’ll never have to touch a dirty public bathroom door handle ever again. Toepener is also a great alternative to awkwardly opening the door with your elbow when you’ve got your hands full.

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