21 November, 2014

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014 - TIME Magazine

TIME’s  released an annual round-up of the best inventions making the world better, smarter and—in some cases—a little more fun.

Mangalyaan is among the 25 'Best Inventions of 2014'. The list also includes inventions by two Indians for developing an exercise space for prisoners in solitary confinement and a tablet toy for kids. 

Here is the complete list: 

  1. The Real-Life Hoverboard - Hendo Hoverboard
  2. The Supersmart Spacecraft - Mangalyaan
  3. A Reactor that Could Realize Nuclear Fusion - High-beta fusion reactor
  4. Wireless Electricity - Witricity
  5. 3-D-Printed Everything
  6. Watches that Redefine Smart - Smart Watch
  7. The Smartphone that Puts Privacy First - Blackphone / $629
  8. The Cooler that Powers Your Party - Coolest Cooler
  9. The Chip that Stops Your Slouching - Lumo Lift
  10. The Car that Makes Electric Enticing - BMW i3
  11. The Tablet that Replaces Laptops - Microsoft Surface Pro 3
  12. The Ring that Alerts You in Style - Ringly 
  13. The Pillbox that Gets Personal - Pillpack 
  14. Bananas that Prevent Blindness - “Superbananas”
  15. The Wheel that Gives Bikers a Boost -Copenhagen Wheel
  16. The Seamless Sign-Language Translator - MotionSavvy uni 
  17. The Filter that Fights Ebola - Hemopurifier
  18. The Selfie Stick (and Hairbrush)
  19. The AC that Lowers Your Energy Bills - Quirky + GE aros 
  20. The Prison Room that Helps Inmates Relax - “Blue Room”
  21. The Tablet Toy that Gets Physical - Osmo
  22. The Coaching Basketball - 94fifty smart sensor
  23. Wrappers You Can Eat - Wikipearls
  24. Screens that Showcase Digital Art - Electric objects
  25. Action Figures that Empower Girls - IAmelemental

You can read in detail about each of these inventions at the link