20 Innovations From 2015 That Will Blow Your Freaking Mind
by N/A, 8 years ago |
2 min read
The future is here. The future is meow.
1. Finally, after more than 80 years of studying it, we know just exactly what Pluto looks like:
Which, at it's closest proximity, is 2.66 billion miles from us. Yeah...that's what telescopes are capable of now.
2. Wheelchairs can officially walk up stairs:
3. Smartphones can freaking BEND:
Not entirely sure why that's important, but it's pretty bitchin'.
4. There are digital highlighters, people:
No more note-taking, no more forgetting where you've highlighted. Get it here.
5. 3D Pens allow you to 'draw' in three dimensions:
6. Chefs can practice cooking with hologram training:
7. Portable printers allow you to print things on the go:
8. You can have a 3D mold made of your unborn child:
Which is both fascinating and slightly creepy.
9. Prosthetics have developed to unthinkable new heights:
This man, who lost his arms in an electrical accident over 40 years ago is using his own thoughts to control these bionic modular arms. His own THOUGHTS.
10. So have special effects:
11. And every piece of portable, everyday technology that's ever existed now fits in one simple place...
12. Your pocket.
13. "Augmented reality sandboxes" are a thing now:
14. And you can get a stylized manicure in mere seconds:
15. There's a glass box that can visually display exactly what the weather's like outside:
Of course, the Japanese invented it. You can get it here.
16. Robots can solve Rubik's cubes in seconds flat:
Again, not super practical, but pretty damn incredible.
17. And hoverboards really DO exist:
And no, I don't mean those stupid little miniature Segways without handlebars - those are NOT hoverboards. But Lexus - well, they actually made one that hovers. Check it out.
18. Someone created concrete that can absorb absurd amounts of water and help mitigate floods:
19. Tattoos can now be removed this easily:
20. And just about everything you do can be controlled by simple hand gestures:
Learn more about Myo gesture control here.