Six high-tech toys you can ride -- but probably shouldn't.
By Michael Moyer
Posted 11.14.2001 at 3:36 pm 10 Comments
It used to be the stuff of comic books: jet-powered surfboards, personalflying devices, boots that leap tall buildings in a single bound. Now technology is turning those fantasies into reality. Just visible on the horizon -- Is it a bird? A plane? -- are some exciting high-tech travel toys that will move you into the future, fast.
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.