This is not a joke, probably. I mean, it was posted on March 31st, not April 1st, and it's from Richard Branson, who has a tendency to announce or do things that seem like jokes but are not jokes. Anyway this probably-not-joke finds Richard Branson and Tom Hanks journeying to the core of an active volcano because...they can? Or because nobody ever has. More details 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.