The Greatest Tech Of 2016

Every year, Popular Science honors 100 innovations that are brilliant, revolutionary, and bound to shape the future—these are the Best of What's New.

At Popular Science, we spend a lot of time obsessing about the future. What will it look like? How will we get there? (And where the heck is that flying car already?) Our annual Best of What’s New awards, now in its 29th year, doesn’t have a flying car, but it does have 100 extraordinary innovations—grounded in the here and now—that make us feel pretty good about where things are headed.

2016 Best Of What’s New Winners


Best of What’s New was originally published in the November/December 2016 issue of Popular Science.