Want to see a real sugar high? Launch a model rocket with Oreo cookies
By Theodore Gray
Posted 05.08.2006 at 2:00 am 17 Comments
Food contains an amazing amount of energy. If you don't believe it, feed candy to some kids and watch them bounce off the walls. Of course, tot-baiting is only one way to turn food energy into noise and destruction.
A supersonic gun takes the ouch out of vaccine drug delivery
By Kalee Thompson
Posted 06.02.2005 at 6:00 pm 0 Comments
Take your medication with a gun made by PowderMed in Oxford, England, and the drugs will blast into your skin at 1,500 miles per hour. “You hear the sound, so you know it’s gone off,” explains Mark Kendall, a mechanical engineer at the University of Oxford and co-inventor of the flashlight-shaped disposable device.
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.