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This dad from China invented a ‘baby pod’ backpack to protect his child from the coronavirus

Inventor Cao Junjie spent a month making his baby isolation pod, which pumps purified air and has built-in rubber gloves to prevent skin contact.
Furby took over the 90s.

15 outrageous ideas that made people ridiculously rich

Everyone has million-dollar ideas, but people rarely act on them. Mistakes, too, can also sometimes mean millions.
We can thank screen legend Hedy Lamarr for inventing wireless communication.

14 world-changing innovations by women that were originally credited to men

Female scientists are responsible for early sketches of the computer and the DNA double helix — but they often weren't given credit for their work originally.
Tuna mayo flavor (left) and menta mayo flavor (right) food sheets.

A Japanese company’s new mayonnaise slices are pitting mayo lovers and haters against each other

The food-sheet line includes tuna mayo and menta mayo — and even chocolate ganache — flavors that are all designed to melt on your plate.

20 products you won’t believe were created the same year

Some inventions are so ubiquitous that it feels like they've been around forever, but many are more recent than you might think.
American inventor and businessman Thomas Edison (1847 - 1931) with an Edison Standard Phonograph, at his lab in West Orange, New Jersey, 1906.

19 incredible things you never knew Thomas Edison invented

Thomas Edison is considered one of the most prolific inventors of all time, earning 1,093 patents for a trove of creations that helped shape history.

15 everyday things you didn’t know were invented in the Middle East

From coffee to hospitals—you may be surprised to know just how many things we rely on in our everyday lives come from the Middle East.
A lineup of flat-screen TVs at a store.

How TVs have changed through the decades

From the Baird Televisor in 1920s to the rise of high definition TVs today, televisions have come a long way since their inception.
A lineup of flat-screen TVs at a store.

How TVs have changed through the decades

From the Baird Televisor in 1920s to the rise of high definition TVs today, televisions have come a long way since their inception.
How are they not better yet?

12 inventions you’d think would work better by now

Some predicted nearly 100 years ago that flying cars and space travel would be common in daily life, but even some basic inventions still fall flat.