50 Best Inventions of 2009

Time Magazine has released their list of 50 Best Inventions of 2009 and there are some amazing inventions which you might have never seen before.

The Best Invention of the Year is NASA’s Ares Rockets; and they call it the “the best and smartest and coolest thing built in 2009 — a machine that can launch human beings to cosmic destinations we’d never considered before”.

Some of the other amazing products on the list are below… how many of them have you seen or even heard of before … Check your score!

# The Tank-Bred Tuna
# The $10 Million Lightbulb
# The Smart Thermostat
# Controller-Free Gaming
# Teleportation
# The Telescope for Invisible Stars
# The AIDS Vaccine
# Tweeting by Thinking
# The Electric Eye
# The Mercury Probe
# The Personal Carbon Footprint
# The Solar Shingle
# The Handheld Ultrasound
# The YikeBike
# Vertical Farming
# The Planetary Skin
# The $20 Knee
# A Watchdog for Financial Products
# The Electric Microbe
# The Bladeless Fan
# The Custom Puppy
# The Cyborg Beetle
# The Biotech Stradivarius
# The Nissan Leaf
# The Robo-Penguin
# The Universal Unicycle
# YouTube Funk
# Dandelion Rubber
# Wooden Bones
# The Living Wall
# The School of One
# The No-Punt Offense
# The Human-Powered Vending Machine
# The Handyman’s X-Ray Vision
# Meat Farms
# Packing, Improved
# The Foldable Speaker
# The Levitating Mouse
# The Edible Race Car
# The High-Speed Helicopter
# The Supersuit
# The Eyeborg
# Spiderweb Silk
# The Sky King
# The Smart Bullet
# The Fashion Robot
# The 3-D Camera
# The Newest Cloud
# The World’s Fastest (Steam-Powered) Car