In this episode of Cocktail Party Science, host Chuck Cage sits down with features editor Nicole Dyer and Eric Hagerman, author of "Wingman" to learn more about just what kind of lunatic straps jet engines to his back and leaps out of an airplane. Learn more about how Yves Rossy's homemade jet-fueled wingsuit works, why there's nothing crazy about his mission. Plus: hey! What about a bird strike?
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.