18 Million Dollar Inventions That Are Going To Change The Way We Live.

Developers are working on an insane new jet concept that could take you from London to New York City in 30 minutes.

2015 has its fair share of problems, and a lot of times it can feel like the world is going to hell in a hand basket. However, there are still plenty of reasons why now is actually a great time to be alive, and most of them are due to the incredible technological advances we've made in the last several years.

Below are 18 awe-inspiring technological advancements that will remind you why now is a totally compelling time in history, a time that many people never even thought possible. Check out the incredible inventions, plans, and prototypes below -- if we can do this in 2015, imagine what we can do in another 15 years.