This was at the very end of the day-one slide show, but I had to bring it out in its own post: The coolest thing I saw in the Craft area by far (Craft is Make's sister magazine all about crafting) was Christine Domanic's crocheted Atari 2600 console, complete with two controllers and an old-school woodgrain TV. And the coup de grace? The picture-perfect Pitfall scene on the screen. So awesome. —John Mahoney
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.