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Tech for the Desperate Duffer
New drivers and balls might do what the local golf pro couldn't.
Who determined that a circle should be divided into 360 degrees?
Our FYI editor explains how the 360-degree circle came to be.
A Small Jolt in the Arm
Inventors: Meet Michael Worden, a classic amateur inventor.
Lasers Keep Your Ticker Ticking
A new pacemaker cable is impervious to MRI's magnetic waves.
Secrets, Lies & Atomic Spies
Who really stole the secret of the atom bomb? In this PopSci.com exclusive, the producer of the NOVA special tells us what it was like to be involved with this...
Of Birds and Their Gizmos
Animal behavior: You can learn a lot from a featherhead.
What puts the ‘pop’ in soda pop? Antifreeze!
Chemistry: Two companies in Canada have found a way to deliver fizz while reducing environmental damage.
The Sky is Falling! The Sky is Falling!
Probability: Numbers for perspective, including odds of being squashed by an asteroid or suffocation by a plastic bag.
Hey, Turn Down the Ultrasound
Medicine: Ultrasound waves are more than loud enough to rouse a sleeping fetus.
Old Faithful: How It Works
Ever wonder how geysers work? Our FYI editor explains these natural eruptions of steam and water.