By Carrie Loranger Gaska
Posted 06.26.2003 at 7:50 pm 0 Comments
Name Chuck Cramer
Job During his 19 years as a laboratory technician for Underwriters Laboratories, Cramer has set coffeemakers on fire, knocked computers off desks, short-circuited fans, and blown up everything from toasters to curling irons—all in the name of consumer safety.
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.