Featured in january 2012
Artificially Intelligent Thermostat Automatically Creates a Climate Schedule for You
And it looks great. Greater than we'd ever expect a thermostat to look, at least
Gallery: Interactive Gym Equipment to Make You Sweat Smarter
Working out can be boring, and sometimes the easiest way to get moving is to be entertained. But new interactive...
Tesla’s Model S Sets a New Standard for Battery-Powered Cars
Until now, there hasn’t been an all-electric car fit for road-tripping. But Tesla’s Model S, due out late in 2012,...
Archaeologists Uncover Ancient Peruvian Burial Ground
An offering of children and llamas
How Robots Will Do the Heavy Lifting in the Sahara and Antarctica
Already under construction, these two projects are saving humans from having to work in two of the most inhospitable environments...
In Which I Designed a Part for My Truck, and Got It Built From Scratch
Custom fabrication is becoming easier and easier
The Northernmost Dish In The World: Tracking Satellites and Dodging Polar Bears
Sten-Christian Pedersen oversees the northernmost antenna array on Earth, 25 dishes tracking about 100 satellites on the small archipelago of...
How Can I Tell if My Phone’s Performance Measures Up?
How to make sure your browser, CPU, and network speeds are keeping up with the iJoneses and Jonesdroids
The Newest Revolutions in Metamaterials Bring Invisibility Within Reach
The science of stealth has long been a matter of fading into already obscure environments—the night sky, say, or the...
Next-Generation Surveillance Robots Can Analyze Their Environment
Manned surveillance missions are critical to obtaining useful intelligence. But sending a soldier into sensitive areas can often be too...