Want to keep pace with the competition? Forget coffee-a new class of FDA-approved stimulants will keep you working harder, better, faster and stronger
By Thomas Hayden
Posted 03.01.2007 at 3:00 am 1 Comment
As a species, we´ve hit the bedtime barrier. You can eat at your desk, socialize in the break room, and answer text messages on a date, but sooner or later, you´re going to have to sleep. "After 18, 19 hours awake, your brain function starts to fail," says Dallas, Texas, sleep-medicine specialist Andrew O. Jamieson. Coffee might keep you up, "but you´re not going to be focused."
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.