By Martha Harbison
Posted 01.01.2004 at 6:00 pm 0 Comments
With each holiday season comes putrid pine-and-cinnamon-scented candles, hours fretting over gifts and, of course, the company Christmas party. One way to survive the fete is to sporadically emit esoteric mathematical factoids, which will encourage co-workers to either gather around and bask in your brilliance or scatter and let you swill drinks in peace.
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.