The best inventions of 2016 according to TIME magazine
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From Barbie dolls to the Chinese space laboratory, from sweet potatoes to lego prostheses - we present to you all the best that was invented in the outgoing year, according to TIME magazine. And the best part is that we can buy many of these products of the future right now!
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1. Levitating light bulb from Flyte. It works due to electromagnetism and wireless power transmission.
2. Folding bicycle helmet from Morpher. Protects as well as usual, but at the same time easily fits, for example, in a laptop bag.
3. Solar panels from Tesla and SolarCity. Now it's not the ugly panels sticking out on the roof, but the roof itself.
4. Self-tying Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 sneakers. Now, instead of fiddling with the laces for a long time, you just need to press the button.
5. Football fields of irregular shape from AP Thailand. They turn unused pieces of land in the center of densely populated Bangkok into sports grounds for the joy of local children.
6. A relatively inexpensive and easy way to get into PlayStation VR virtual reality. Our world will never be the same again…
7. Inhalers for medical marijuana Hmbldt Vape Pens. Replace pills for insomnia or headache.
8. Hello Sense alarm clock, which is able to measure temperature, humidity, light and air quality in the room where you sleep, as well as monitor sleep cycles and wake you up at the most appropriate moment for this.
9. Eagle 360 spherical tires rotating in all directions from Goodyear. Yes, yes, they finally managed to reinvent the wheel.
10. Quip electric toothbrush. From the point of view of technology, everything is the same here, but the innovative design aims to make all fans of Apple products brush their teeth more often.
11. Eatwell Assistive Tableware, which helps people with reduced cognitive abilities, such as those suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
12. Better Shelter shelters from Ikea Foundation are temporary buildings equipped with door locks and solar panels that can be transported folded and assembled on site in a few hours, just like an IKEA cabinet.
13. Dyson Supersonic hair dryer. It works quieter, dries hair faster and does not damage them.
14. Orange sweet potatoes, specially bred for cultivation in African countries where children suffer from vitamin A deficiency.
15. The Dji Mavic Pro drone is the smallest of the publicly available drones, when folded, it can easily fit in the palm of your hand.
16. Non—contact thermometer Arc InstaTemp - differs from analogues in an interesting design and efficiency. It reads the body temperature at a distance of about 2.5 cm in 2.5 seconds, and also indicates the degree of its increase using red, yellow or green.
17. "Artificial pancreas" Minimed 670g. It is designed to make life much easier for diabetics by fully automating the process of measuring blood sugar levels and supplying insulin.
18. Chinese Tiangong-2 Space Laboratory, also known as "Heavenly Palace — 2".
19. IKO prosthetic arm — designed by Carlos Arturo Torres specifically for children and compatible with LEGO products.
20. Chevrolet Bolt electric car, which should solve two problems of existing electric vehicles — either too high a price or too limited capabilities.
21. UNICEF Kid Power Band Bracelet — allows children to feel that they can change the world. The bracelet motivates children to be more physically active by completing tasks and gaining points, which transform into real food packages that UNICEF sends to starving children around the world.
22. Apple AirPods wireless headphones — know when they are in your ears, and, of course, automatically connect to your iPhone.
23. Amazon Echo wireless speaker. Siri's competitor Alexa lives in it, after talking to her, you can call yourself an Uber taxi, turn off the lights in the house or order pizza.
24. Personal Air Purifier Wynd is a portable filter that absorbs all air pollution, including those causing cancer and heart disease, directly around you.
25. A new collection of Barbie dolls that finally become like ordinary people.
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