Apparently, freeing Willy was not so good an idea. A new paper suggests that the killer whale who played the titular character in the 1993 movie did not really thrive after being returned to the wild. However, we're not really seeing a sequel, Keep Willy in Chains.
Also in today's links: a creepy child robot destined to star in a horror movie, breaking down a car factory and more.
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.