Scientists may be bright, but they aren’t the only people capable of thinking up cool inventions. In fact, sometimes inventors need a little inspiration from those with less technical know-how. Although we’re still waiting on the hoverboards from Back to the Future, many of our biggest and most unexpected achievements in technology have come to us thanks in part to out-of-the-box ideas spawned by science fiction authors and filmmakers.
This is an encore of one of our previous lists as presented by our YouTube host Simon Whistler. Read the full list!