Kids' stuff? Hardly. RC jets are the topic of this week's podcast, but if you think you know model planes, think again. Host Chuck Cage sits down with writer Tom Clynes and staff photographer John B. Carnett to discuss the Air Force pilots, sophisticated machinery and big money behind this high-stakes hobby.
Ever wanted your own motorized off-road skateboard? Listen in on this week's podcast as staff photographer and DIYer extraordinaire John B. Carnett relays the story of his latest exploit. It's a special all things How 2.0 edition as Carnett sits down with host Chuck Cage and editor Doug Cantor to discuss explosions, motors, hacked TiVos and more.
Caffeine wakes you up, rock stars die young and long ambulance rides aren't ideal. Sound obvious? You bet. But there's more than meets the eye here. On this week's episode of Cocktail Party Science, the writers and editors of PopSci's "Science Confirms the Obvious," talk to host Chuck Cage about the studies that make you say "duh" and why they're worth a second look.
Rip open a Pleo, get the run down on hybrids, and learn about the military's futuristic flying laser gun as Chuck Cage and the editors of PopSci take a behind-the-scenes tour of the third annual How it Works issue. Learn the stories behind the stories of some of the world's most sophisticated machines.
Fuel your stomach, then fuel your mind with this week's edition of Cocktail Party Science. Listen in as host Chuck Cage talks to writer Amanda Schaffer and PopSci editor Seth Fletcher about how E. coli could become the most alternative fuel of all.
Plus: Should pollution be a sin? How 'bout genetic engineering?
Mix some drinks, catch JoCo live in concert, and review the surprisingly ancient origins of the Internet in this week's edition
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Posted 03.11.2008 at 3:18 pm 0 Comments
On this week's podcast, host Chuck Cage, gets the scoop on SXSW Interactive from Web editor Megan Miller. Marvel over the origins of the Internet! Learn how tech can change the world! Catch Jonathan Coulton's live concert! All that and more, on Cocktail Party Science.
In our second episode of Cocktail Party Science, host Chuck Cage, executive editor Mike Haney and Web editor Megan Miller sit down with Catherine Price, author of "The Anonymity Experiment." Find out how to keep your online activity hidden, what the spy bill means for our civil rights, and whether its possible to truly "disappear."
Mix some martinis and listen in each Monday afternoon as PopSci’s editors gather for a casual (and often silly) discussion about current events in science and tech
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Posted 02.25.2008 at 6:38 pm 0 Comments
Check out our inaugural episode of Cocktail Party Science, in which host Chuck Cage, senior editor Nicole Dyer and Web editor Megan Miller talk to Eric Hagerman, author of Your Sewer on Drugs. Youll get a behind-the-scenes account of what it was really like to dive into the manholes of San Diego in the name of science.
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.