Things you can't live without
Indispensable everyday objects are celebrated in the Science Museum's exhibition 'Hidden Heroes'
As the Science Museum opens a 'Hidden Heroes' exhibition showcasing a selection of the many unsung inventions that have a subtle, yet important impact on the way we live, Time Out endorses a selection of the museum's 'hidden heroes' and adds a few of its own. What can't you live without? Let us know in the comments below
4. The dummy
In the sixteenth century kids were quieted with scraps of cloth filled with sugar to suck. Today the dummy brings silence till snatched away on sighting of a parent from the anti- camp.