Raise your hands if this has happened to you: You're in the unlined bed of a pickup truck with no shocks, driving over an unpaved road peppered with potholes, and a brilliant idea for a screenplay hits you. How will you transcribe your magnum opus in such bumpy conditions? Fraunhofer Labs has come up with a compact vibration damper that could completely counteract such vibrations to allow you to get that brilliant idea down on paper.
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.