Cubans' DIY inventions of the past 30 years

Ernesto Oroza from Cuba has spent the past 19 years exploring and collecting DIY inventions from right across the island.

Due to a lack of experts and resources during the 1980s-90s financial crisis, Cubans were left to make use of their own creativity and technical ability to improvise, invent, repurpose and repair objects. We love this proof of people's natural instinct for hacking and fixing things.

With no new materials, people have had to figure out how to repurpose old items and give them new life - a philosophy Ernesto calls technological disobedience.

If you have time, check out this video, you won't regret it.