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
14. Bubble wrap
Inspired by the way clouds seem to cushion a plane, engineers Al Fielding and Marc Chavannes were working on a wallpaper design when they chanced on a way to embrace the protective qualities of air.