Lately, when you search for certain measurements on Google -- say you're going to do some baking -- the search engine's calculator returns results with its usual estimable speed. But, for unknown reasons, the result is given in units of six-dimensional meters.
What do you do with an 800-pound butter sculpture of Benjamin Franklin that’s starting to go bad? Normally, the inedible art would get tossed in a Dumpster. The organizers of the Pennsylvania Farm Show had a better idea: Donate it to science.
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.