24. Wireless internet
A million monkeys with a million camcorders will generate more garbage than can possibly be imagined. Fortunately, there are a million OTHER monkeys pre-sorting it for me.
26. Injection molding
Okay, not new, but the last few years have seen an EXPLOSION of inexpensive goods come from China's vast injection molding farms. I'm not a big fan of cheap plastic crap, but there is some REAL gold hiding in that sludge. The inspiration for this was the ease and low cost of putting together some really awesome mobile making kits lately. Will post more anon, with pictures.