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This building hanging from an asteroid is absurd—but let’s take it seriously for a second
Welcome to the Analemma tower and its half hour elevator rides
Send Us Your Most Ambitious Spaceship Designs
A competition to send us to the stars
The 15-Year-Old Inventor Who Launched A Business
When Brooke Martin's dog suffered separation anxiety, she built pet communicator iC Pooch
The 15-Year-Old Who Builds Drones
Pittsburgh native Mihir Garimella won the Google Science Fair for his fly-inspired robot
Hack Yourself An Emergency DIY Car Charger
On the lam without your car charger? Splice some wires and be on your way.
A New Organization Pairs Scientists With Adventurers To Bring Data Back From The Wild
“Hey, while you’re there, could you grab us some data?”
Blueprint: A Kite That Captures Energy
Ben Franklin would be proud.
The Bed That Uses Robotic Arms to Make Itself
After a full day of operating mill machinery in Spain’s Basque country, Ascensio Zubeldia used to fall into bed drained. … Continued
PopSci’s High School Inventors Of 2012
Ten amazing projects built by teens.
A Buoy-Based Security System For Our Ports
About 40 percent of U.S. trade—some $1.4 trillion a year—passes through the country’s 360 ports and waterways. (The rest arrives … Continued