As the days get colder, we look to our Images of the Week gallery for comfort. Why yes, this incredible space pic does look like a snow angel! Why yes, I would like a 3-D printed advent calendar candy!
And then there's a picture of an octopus. Because it is scientifically proven (note: requires loose definition of "science") that the octopus is the World's Most Awesome creature. Awesomeness rises above seasonality sometimes. Enjoy the gallery!
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.