Back in the 1980s it would've been the Sony Walkman, but now Apple have cemented their reputation as industry leaders with their instantly recognisable music players. Such is its influence that the "iPod" has become the universal term for "mp3 player".
With a variety of designs, specifications and modifications available, it's not hard to see why it has personally affected so many people. iTunes is also helping to keep the (legal) music business afloat.
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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