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November 11th, 2010
09:42 AM ET

Jet pack in to work? With TIME’s Best 50 Inventions of the Year, you can

Ever dream of trading your car in for a jet pack?

Battling bad guys with the super powers of an action figure?

Dream no longer. The inventions exist, and they’re here on the American Morning set today.

Radhika Jones, assistant managing editor of TIME Magazine, presents some of the magazine’s "Best 50 Inventions of the Year."

They include the Iron Man Suit, the Martin Jetpack, prescription 3-D glasses, the Looxcie ear camera, X-Flex Blast Protection wall covering, and the eLegs Exoskeleton that lets paralyzed people walk.

And, we talk to Carl Dietrich, the mind behind the flying car, which made TIME's list.

soundoff (2 Responses)
  1. Mark Miller

    Seems you left out some light hearted fun inventions like Trangleball. Hundreds of thousands of children are now enjoying while getting in terrific shape.

    btw:As you can probably guess.... I'm the inventor.

    November 13, 2010 at 10:29 am |
  2. Rocky Scott

    I have always wanted to fly over traffic!

    November 13, 2010 at 4:59 am |