Lev Manovich, a new-media theorist and professor, has lately been constructing a few mega-collages to show at a glance how some of our longest-running magazines have changed. Science and Time have both gotten the treatment, and the newest is--surprise, surprise--us!
Got a copy of our July issue? Hold it up to your screen
By Mark Jannot, Editor-in-ChiefPosted 06.16.2009 at 10:33 am 18 Comments
Today the July issue of Popular Science -- with a cover package on the future of energy -- officially hits newsstands, and with its release we unveil an extremely cool first-ever for the magazine biz: The first interactive 3-D "augmented reality" magazine cover.
It's easy to feel deflated by the ever-growing raft of ecological problems out there. According to a recent MIT report, even if I were the most frugal of consumers—say a monk or a hobo—as an American, I'd still emit more than twice as much carbon dioxide as the average global citizen. That's partly because the U.S. infrastructure that we all enjoy (police, roads, hospitals) is an inevitable part of our per-capita contribution. Think globally, act locally?
Who said green's gotta be dull? A scooter, hot tub and robot lawnmower are just some of our top eco-friendly picks.
By Abby SeiffPosted 10.17.2007 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
In each issue of Popular Science, our renowned What's New section keeps you up to date with the most innovative consumer products currently on the market. Here on PopSci.com, we bring you a special expanded and eco-conscious edition of "The Goods."
Helping the environment shouldn't always demand a sacrifice. Click "View Photos" at left to launch the gallery and see our picks for the computers, phones and even barbecues that will ease your conscience in style.