The macromolecules magazine has announced the inaugural 'virtual issue' having a set of thematically related, recently published papers collected in a web-only edition of the journal. These papers may also be found directly from the Macromolecules home page http://pubs.acs.org/page/mamobx/vi/1. These papers are freely accessible, even for readers without a subscription, until the next virtual issue takes its place. The magazine is aimed to provide access to new exciting-recent science in Macromolecules, to draw attention to various specific topics that these related papers address, and to serve as a valuable resource to the community. This issue contains selected topic from the modern polymer synthesis and applications along with the use 'click chemistry'. The magazine also encourages suggestions for future topics and for individuals to organize virtual issues as guest editors.