Man, wouldn’t life be a whole lot easier if, say, when you dropped your phone, it landed predictably on its strongest edge, preventing breakage? Or how about a system that automatically mutes your annoying boss, not by making you deaf to him, but by making it physically impossible for him to talk? Oh! Or, what if there were money printers that printed as much money as we wanted?
It turns out all of those things actually exist, albeit one of them isn’t available for personal use because it would cause the world’s currencies to become wildly inflated and ultimately lead to the downfall of civilization as we know it.
There are, in fact, a lot of awesome hi-tech inventions you probably wish for on a regular basis without even knowing that they actually already exist. Here are just a few we’ve picked out: