If not for these shiny, happy inventions -- including the iPod, the PlayStation 2, and TiVo -- the past 25 years 25would've been a lot less fun

By Simon Vozick-Levinson
Updated July 16, 2008 at 04:00 AM EDT

INTERACTIVITY BY MARK S. LUCKIE; The Lord of the Rings: New Line; Soulja Boy: Lucas Cosgrove