Video: John Oliver runs a regular segment called "How Is This Still a Thing?", but he's decided to turn it on its head. So "How Is This Not a Thing?" describes the things that Oliver would like see invented -- preferably as soon as possible. Amongst others, Oliver would like a sedative for the part of the day that we have to be awake, bread pants and a search engine that can make sense of the kinds of questions that your parents ask. How are they not things?