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The Price of Genius Alan Turing, the man who pioneered computing, also forced the world to question what it means to be human The 25 Best Inventions of 2014...

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

Welcome to Time’s annual round-up of the best inventions making the world better, smarter and—in some cases—a little more fun.  

The Price of Genius

Alan Turing, the man who pioneered computing, also forced the world to question what it means to be human

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See 12 Inventors on the Cover of TIME

This week’s TIME cover story takes a look at the latest advancements and enchantments of virtual reality, as seen through (literally) the lens of the Oculus Rift...

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Best Inventions of 2001

Inventions come in all shapes and sizes. Some are as simple as purple catsup. Others push the limits of quantum physics. The real measure of an invention is not...

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