Inventions are featured monthly based on voting by viewers of items
in this web site. Using a scale of one to five (greatest), viewers are
given an opportunity to vote on perceived value for inventions. Votes
are totaled monthly and the invention getting the most votes are
posted below for the nexct month. Manufacturers, investors, buyers,
etc are aware of this functionality and based on responses, will use
this to see what's "hot" for the month. One benefit of having an item
listed as "best" is your ranking against all others.
Innovation has driven and continues to drive
the world. As Albert Einstein once said, "It's
not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with
Cognitive scientists call this "mental time
travel" and believe it serves as a key
distinction between humans and animals.
Most animals show no ability for imaging
future states but most humans exhibit this
capacity by the age of four. I believe that the
greater capacity you have for "mental time
travel," the better chance you have for
impacting the world.