Time’s 50 Best Inventions of 2009.
Annually, TIME picks the best new gadgets and breakthrough ideas of the year. This year’s list was recently published here. According to TIME, the top 5 inventions in 2009 include: 1) The NASA’s Ares Rockets; 2) The Tank-Bred Tuna; 3) The $10 Million Lightbulb; 4) The Smart Thermostat; and 5) Controller-Free Gaming.
The full top-50 list, plus the 5 worst inventions of 2009, may be viewed here.