Entranced by the giant pink bunny and Badlands Guardian? If you haven't yet tired of the strange-images-in-Google Earth meme, check out Map of Strange. The site charts weird images, collecting and tagging them for your viewing pleasure. Though selections are occasionally downright lame ("The angle of this makes it look like this Ferry is falling over!"), embedded voting lets users nix the worst, and the gems (like the icebreaker at left, or Cheney's pixelated house) make it a more-than-worthy procrastination tool.—Abby Seiff
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.