What's New

Update now for app improvements to enhance your reading experience:
-New storefront look
-Updated library
-Updated Help page
-Bug and stability fixes

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App Description

FROM OUR LATEST ISSUE, September 2015

• How to Be an Expert in Anything — We talked to 12 geek idols—including astrophysicist and TV host Neil deGrasse Tyson—to learn how to pioneer a new field in science, build a tech empire, craft your own robot friend, and more.

• Uber Powerful — The car-service company is vying to dominate in the world of robotics. Should we be excited—or afraid?

• The Less-Noble Nobels — Every year the Ig Nobels award science’s funniest research. For its 25th anniversary, we decided it needed a little celebration.

• Europa or Bust — Jupiter’s moon might hold the life we’ve long searched for in space. Now scientists have one shot to get there and find out.

• Go Hack Yourself — Tired of the body you have? Consider these aftermarket options.

• Now — The backstory to handmade headphones, what a future with robot butlers looks like, a jacket that will keep you dry in downpours, and more!

• Next — An off-grid capsule you can live in, how the Pope is trying to protect the planet, the woman who will get humans to Mars safely, and more!

• Manual — Build a pocket-size cotton-candy machine, remixed Hollywood props, street art made from rain, and more!


SUBSCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE:
• 1-year (12 issues) subscription for $14.99 - You save 74%!
• 1-month subscription for $1.99

Your subscription will automatically renew unless you cancel 24 hours before the subscription runs out. You can turn off auto-renewal at any time from your iTunes account settings. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during an active subscription period.

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iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 24, 2011 New version 2.0
  • October 12, 2011 New version 2.6
  • November 11, 2011 New version 2.6.1
  • January 05, 2012 New version 3.0
  • February 24, 2012 New version 3.1
  • April 17, 2012 New version 3.2
  • September 20, 2012 New version 4.0
  • September 28, 2012 New version 4.0.1
  • October 17, 2012 New version 4.0.2
  • October 30, 2012 New version 4.0.3
  • December 04, 2012 New version 4.04
  • March 04, 2013 New version 4.1
  • July 17, 2013 New version 4.2
  • July 26, 2013 New version 4.2.1
  • September 30, 2013 New version 4.3
  • October 17, 2013 New version 4.3.1
  • November 30, 2013 New version 4.4.0
  • December 19, 2013 New version 4.4.1
  • February 05, 2014 New version 4.4.2
  • June 21, 2014 New version 5.1
  • July 19, 2014 New version 5.1.4
  • September 21, 2014 New version 5.1.8
  • October 26, 2014 New version 5.2.0
  • November 26, 2014 New version 5.2.5
  • February 21, 2015 New version 5.3.15