It was tricky to shoot the Perseid Meteor Shower this weekend, even with our sister site Pop Photo's eternally helpful guide, due to the the bright moon (and excessive rain here in the Northeast). But those aren't such big problems when you're shooting not from down on Earth, but from the International Space Station, as astronaut Ron Garan did. Views of meteor showers: yet another reason to be jealous of astronauts. Click here to get a bigger view of this amazing image.
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.