Featured in March 2008
The Goods: March 2008
From a solar-powered Bluetooth speakerphone to the smallest hi-def camcorder, our editors round up the must-have products for the month of March
Why Don’t I Ever See Baby Pigeons?
Hint: It's not because they don't exist
Salmon Sperm’s Bright Future
DNA from fish parts could lead to better TVs and cellphone displays
The Wind Dam
An architect plans to sling a giant sail over a lake in Russia. Is it the future of wind power—or renewable snake oil?
A new propulsion system for boats ditches the diesel
Trap Lightning in a Block
To create beautiful electrical-charge patterns like this, you could use a giant particle accelerator. But shag carpeting will also do just fine. Watch how Lichtenberg figures are made in our amazing video
Warships of Tomorrow
Sleek designs, robotic aircraft and next-generation weapons will make the ships of the future the most formidable ever
Would My DeLorean Fly If I Popped Its Gull-Wing Doors and Floored it?
We ask a racecar physicist to find out
America’s Top 50 Green Cities
Want to see a model for successful and rapid environmental action? Check out our list of 50 leading green communities.
The Anonymity Experiment
During a week of attempting to cloak every aspect of daily life, our correspondent found that in an information age, leaving no trace is nearly impossible