Yesterday we explained how to block the 233-Hz drone of the vuvuzela with software at home. Today, Host Broadcast Services, providers of the TV feed of the World Cup, announced that it has increased the EQ filtering on the back end, after viewer complaints about the controversial horn.
I've watched some football over the years, but I've never seen an NFL game live from the stadium. And I've certainly never stood right on the sidelines or in the end zone when a running back finds a hole in the defense and sprints through for a touchdown -- until last night. Of course, until then I had also never seen the screen go blank twice in the first half, suffered from double-vision and eyestrain, or seen frightening images of a hermaphrodite jump out at me.
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.