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8 strange searches customers have tried to hunt for on Argos

From a human carwash to a sideways-launching toaster, Argos has compiled a list of the most bizarre items searched for on its website and app. The retailer has documented these inventive products with illustrations, showing how it may look if they were to ever come to market.

'From Tim Berners-Lee to James Dyson, Britain is renowned for its inventors and their crazy ideas that go on to become essential parts of our everyday lives,' says a spokesperson. 'Search data from Argos.co.uk shows that people across the country wish their toasters could launch their toast sideways, or that their pets could roller skate, proving there is a gap in the market for offbeat products with unusual forms and functions.'

Take a look at the searches below...