April 2010: How It Works
Features How It Works Our annual look inside some of the world’s most amazing machines and gadgets. The Next-Gen Wind...
How It Works
Our annual look inside some of the world’s most amazing machines and gadgets.
- The Next-Gen Wind Turbine By Rena Marie Pacella
- The Most Advanced R/C Car By Eric Adams
- The Deepest Drill By Rena Marie Pacella
- The Lab That Fits In Your Hand By Amber Angelle
- The Homemade Lunar Lander By Corey Binns
- The Shock Bullet By Nicole Dyer
- A Lean, Mean Nail Gun By Max Fischer
- Everyday Gadgets Exposed By Corinne Iozzio
Why does time seem to slow down during a life-threatening situation? Our reporter falls 15 stories to find out. **By Steven Kotler
Armpit smellers, snot hunters, poop transplanters… By Jason Daley
- Does Geothermal Power Cause Earthquakes?
- Rescue Workers Can Prevent Brain Damage with Icy Nasal Spray
- A Mariner’s Tool Could Help Astronauts Navigate Alien Worlds
- A Naked Engine For Cleaner Flights
- 30-Second Science: Using Scents to Restore Old Books, Fight Infestation, and Improve Behavior
- An MP3 Player With the World’s First Translucent Screen
- Mercedes’ Weatherized Convertible Outwits the Four Seasons
- A Bicycle Suspension with Sensors Built In Automatically Adapts to Changing Terrain
- Power Players: Gaming Gear as Fast as Your Reflexes
- Timeline: Simpler Solar
- You Built What?! The Electronic Didgeridoo
- Build a DIY Clock that Uses Ultra-Precise Atomic Timekeeping
- Gray Matter: How to Start a Fire with Just Compressed Air
- Theme Building: More Than Meets the Eye
- Ask a Geek: What are Virtual PCs, and What Can I Do With Them?