Our friends over at iFixit got their hands on the new iPad Mini and, as is their wont, tore it to pieces. They say it's not, surprise surprise, particularly well-suited to home repairs or upgrades, relying on glue, hidden screws, and other tricks rather than treats for the repair-minded. They also found, as expected, that the interior of the thing is basically entirely battery. The teardown's still in progress, but you can follow along here.
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.