Featured in july 2013
Why The Government Should Fund Unpopular Science
It's a no-brainer: The government should be spending money on science that nobody else wants to fund.
This Voice-Activated Organizing Robot Makes Sure You’ll Never Lose A Screw
Danh Trinh built StorageBot to keep track of easily lost workshop parts. Even better, it responds to the sound of his voice.
A Boeing Exec On How Jet Fuel Will Become Sustainable
Billy Glover explains how petroleum-based aviation fuel could disappear
The Three Biggest Aviation Advances From This Year
How RFID tags, carbon-fiber airframes, and battery sensors will change the course of flight.
The Future Of Flight: A Congestion-Killing Aircraft
Meet the 100-passenger plane that'll keep your flight running on time.
How Do We Program Ourselves To Save Fuel?
Monitoring and controlling drivers' behavior could save billions of dollars in gas.
Board Games Go Digital
A home computer that transforms into a tabletop game center
A Space Laser Designed To Vaporize Dangerous Asteroids
DE-STAR could vaporize asteroids that threaten Earth in less than an hour.
What Pig Carcasses Could Teach Coroners About Human Death
Burying pigs at sea turns out to be a good way to study how human bodies decay.
Your Next Pair Of Shoes Will Be Printed To Order
Soon, a pair of custom-made sneakers could cost hundreds, instead of thousands.