A 2008 Louisiana law that brought creationist texts into classrooms didn't sit well with Zack Kopplin. Now 19, Kopplin has been battling the Louisiana Science Education Act, becoming one of its harshest critics and, as our friends at io9 show in a great piece, a defender of science in schools. Definitely worth a read. [io9]
This was the premise for the first Temple Run, a hit mobile game: Your character has stolen an idol from a temple, and has to outrun temple guardians (monkey-beast things) while avoiding obstacles and nabbing coins, for as long as possible. Now, just-released for iOS, is Temple Run 2, and that description pretty much sums it up, too.
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.