Weird Inventions

All of the items listed below are real patented inventions - whether they've been used or not is a different matter.

Points available: 10

1:

In 1985, a bed was patented with a compartment under it to serve as:

2:

A visor patented in 1997 to block UV rays looks suspiciously like:

3:

In 1998, a small shield was invented to protect people from:

4:

A hat patented in 1996 lets you show your favorite team's name by:

5:

A device patented in 2000 keeps babies from crying by:

6:

What was invented in 1997 to hide game hunters from their prey?

7:

What speculative item for children was designed to have lawnmower blades attached to mow the lawn while they played?

8:

What item patented in 1999 allows children to keep their gerbils and hamsters close to them at all times?

9:

A bunker designed in 1996 supposedly protects those inside it from:

10:

A barrier that fits across the mouth was invented to: