These latter tech breakthroughs are just four out of 50 of Time Magazine’s list of the Best Inventions of 2008it has just come out with. Here at PC World we share a lot of the same passion for Time’s picks. In fact a few of Time’s inventions were also featured in PC World’s The 100 Best Products of 2008.
And what was Time’s invention of the year? It picked the company 23andMe’s retail DNA test kit ($400). Take this kit home and test your own DNA for a predisposition for more than 90 traits ranging from baldness to blindness. So much for keeping your genetic flaws a mystery.
The world’s biggest particle accelerator, The Large Hadron Collider (see top), that someday may help us unlock the mysteries of the universe.
The Time Eater Clock (see below) which consists of a a handless, numberless clock with a monstrous grasshopper mounted at the top that chomps every second as it tick-tocks away. Eat your heart out Fanz Kafka.
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