For 2013, TIME Magazine asked: What makes an invention great? For some, it was solving a problem that never could be solved. And in other cases, it was about solving problems you didn’t you had. “Maybe you didn’t realize you needed to eat a croissant and doughnut at the same time,” TIME reports. “Now you do.”
TIME classified the Cronut™ under the category of “Extremely Fun” and details Chef Dominique Ansel’s story to it’s creation. Click here to see the list of the other items that made it onto this year’s list.