There was a lot of good that emerged in 2016, despite what the media would have you to believe. Over-shadowed by many disasters and tragedies were plenty of amazing and good things that happened. Countless life changing inventions were created that will make the world a better and safer place, and we have listed the best 20 below.
WeatherHYDE is a life-saving tent that was developed for people who have been made homeless, or have become refugees. It features a reversible design, so that during extreme heat, the reflective side is placed externally to keep the inside cool. In severe cold, it is turned inside out and can insulate its occupants and keep them warm.
Eye scanning grocery checkout
The World Food Programme (UN) has innovated an iris-scanning device which can provide greater security and safety for Syrian refugees. It means that food can be distributed fairly when refugees shop for groceries.
People with conditions such as Parkinson’s or cerebral palsy can finally regain their dignity when eating, thanks to the life-changing invention of robotic utensils. Computerized, and filled with motors and sensors, these mealtime robots enable stability and prevent spills.
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