17 Things You Didn’t Know Were Invented By South Africans

Written by Keren Mikva

Kreepy Krauly

Unless you’re an avid scuba diver, it’s unlikely that you wanted to clean the bottom of your pool by hand. Enter the Kreepy Krauly. Invented by South African Ferdinand Chauvier in 1974, it collects dirt from the bottom of the pool automatically as it creeps and crawls its way around. So you can hang up your oxygen tank, Ferdinand’s got you covered on this one.