For the second straight year, I attended the Academy's Scientific and Technical Awards for Popular Mechanics. And once again, I had much to say, especially about two particular winners. One went to one of my favorite animation companies. The other went to a 20-year-old innovation that established the aesthetic for modern action movies. (Also cool: These gentlemen helped develop the Aircover Inflatables Airwall, a portable, inflatable green screen.) You can read my piece here.