Featured in june 2009
25 MPH on a Propeller-Powered Skateboard
From our Instructables group, a great summertime project
My Boss Told Me to Shut Off My Computer at Lunch
But will the juice required to power down and reboot offset the energy savings? Try to stump us. Send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Create Videogames Without Crunching Code
Kodu lets you roll your own Xbox fun
Crocodile-like Reptiles Lived in the Arctic 55 Million Years Ago. Could it Happen Again?
Try to stump us. Send your questions to email@example.com.
Searching for Antarctic Microbes with Antifreeze and Bombs
A new scientific project joins the race to explore lakes under Antarctic ice
Are We Unintentionally Breeding Hordes of Killer Super-Animals?
Unstoppable mutant vermin and farm critters stir up health scares
New Evidence Suggests That Using the Internet Might Make You Smarter, Not Rot Your Brain
Dispelling the myth that surfing the Web is a time-draining waste of neurons
Engineers Take Cues from Beetles to Make a Super-Efficient Robo-Boat
Tiny boatbots do the electric glide
A Smart Football Helmet Monitors Players’ Health
Sensors in the helmet detect dangerous overheating
Army Mechanic’s Garage Tinkering Yields 18-Foot Mecha Exoskeleton
27 hydraulic cylinders bring the mechs to life, its movements matching those of the person inside it