It’s blockbuster season, and that means mad scientists, angry robots and a certain flexibility with the laws of physics. Here’s our guide to movies made especially with PopSci fans in mind. In it, a roundup of the season's best (and worst) geek candy, along with our “expected gibberish quotient,” so you’ll know which lines are pure comedy—even if no one else is laughing.
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.