• Burning Fuel The average car vs. the average human Cars use gas to power themselves, just as people use food. And energy is energy, no matter where you get it. So, how many calories are in a gallon of gas? How does that compare to our food? View Burning Fuel: The Average Car Vs. The Average Human DESIGN athleticsnyc.com.
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  • Up in Smoke Cigarettes, as most everyone knows, give you cancer. And yet, we are still smoking, even in states where laws prevent smoking at...
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  • Get Your Volunteer On Frustrated by the state of the world? Feeling powerless, but wish you could do something to help? There are numerous worthy non-profits, both in the United States and abroad, in need of energetic volunteers. Consider logging some hours with any of the fine organizations highlighted in our latest Transparency. LEARN..
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  • Pollen Bots Seasonal allergy sufferers, rejoice! Japanese scientists have deployed an army of anthropomorphic pollen sensors across the country in an...
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  • Adult Soap Box Derby Before there was NASCAR, there was box car. Soap box derbies, at the peak of their popularity in the 1950s, provided all-American kids with an opportunity to mix engineering ingenuity with the need for speed. Today, enthusiastic adults raised on Mario Kart are reviving this wholesome tradition on the..
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  • Urban Golf Certain personal attributes can be advantageous in particular sports. In basketball, height helps. For sprinting, fast twitch muscle fibers...
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  • Dodgeball Anyone who remembers childhood as a time of innocence and joy was never on the wrong side of a dodgeball. If you ever packed a few extra pounds in grade school, chances are the specters of those stinging rubber balls haunt you to this day. But for the past three summers, young Brooklynites have been..
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  • Eco-Gym Chances are you go to the gym because it makes you feel good. But nothing kills that post-workout buzz like contemplating the environmental impact of traditional gyms-the air conditioning, the cardio machines, the thousands of tiny towels that are washed daily. Manuel de Arriba Ares has an alternative:..
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