It's a shame that you can't actually fight fire with fire. That would be cool. And dangerous. Fire's great when you're studying the behavior of a flame on the International Space Station or making your animatronic dragon more realistic, but it's even more great when you're not being burned alive, so be cool about fire safety.
For National Fire Prevention Week, we bring you fire safety tips and technology courtesy of PopSci writers and fire enthusiasts past. Be careful about that watch you're wearing--it could erupt into flames!
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.