Are you addicted to your iPad? Or, are you a merchant that couldn’t imagine life before Square? Are you all for Google’s driverless car? All these inventions changed the way we lived in 2010 and gave us a glimpse to what future technology could look like.
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To celebrate the top gadgets and gizmos of this year, TIME has compiled a list of the 50 Best Inventions of 2010. You may have never ridden on Amtrak’s beef-powered train, but you have to admit that it could potential help save the oil dependence crisis – although we’re not sure if we’re willing to take this path at the expense of Bessie. Some are wacky, some are just cool and others you can’t remember a time without them.
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