Having an open fire in your house is dangerous, and it’s not good to inhale the smoke. But it’s how billions of people cook and heat their houses. The Greenway Smart Stove aims to change that—with no moving parts and at a price anyone can afford.
In the rubble following a natural disaster, a flipped-over robot could mean life or death. But taking a cue from lizards—whose tails keep them balanced as they leap—new robots may be more mobile and entirely stable.
The world can’t seem to get enough of the VW camper. Here to send hearts aflutter yet again from Berkeley to Woodstock — with a stopover, this go-round, in Silicon Valley — is the Ecco concept car, a wacky futuristic camper for tech-horny hippies.
Coming soon: personalized commuter forecasts that analyze the traffic on individual routes, warn drivers of the rush-hour madness to come, and suggest new travel plans (including alternative forms of transportation).