Popular Mechanics

 
February 18th
Thousands of guests had jammed the space center to witness the comeback of 39A, last used in 2011 for the final space shuttle flight.
February 18th
With more moving parts, the Challenger Hellcat has a lot more potential failure points. Like the driveshaft it broke on launch.
February 18th
The bizarre and ancient microbes and were able to exist by living on minerals such as iron and manganese.
February 18th
The launch may be rescheduled for tomorrow.
February 18th
Unless you'd prefer to spend your morning scraping that ice.
February 18th
Whether you are just beginning to dip your toes into the world of beer or an avid suds lover looking to further your knowledge of the ancient craft, home brew kits are a great option for creating craft beer in the comfort of your own home. From root beer…
February 18th
The CRS-10 mission will bring supplies and maintenance equipment to the ISS.
February 18th
Retro design with no heritage.
February 17th
From icy ball to salt-filled ocean, one spacecraft has led the way.
February 17th
Concerns about thimerosal are overblown. All the research says so.
February 17th
SpaceX is bringing supplies to the ISS for the 10th time, including the highly anticipated Raven module to allow autonomous satellite rendezvous and repairs.
February 17th
It's all about the Auto Union.
February 17th
Whether or not this Chinese company's idea is practical, it looks incredibly cool.
February 17th
The shield weighs half that of a typical police shield, and can stop handgun bullets at close range.
February 17th
Just a reminder.
February 17th
And if you've had your coffee, maybe you can even understand half of it.
February 17th
Get more hot water and extend the life of your water heater by following these tips.
February 17th
He does need help from some experts though.
February 17th
Innovative and inventive multis to upgrade your everyday carry.
February 17th
Authorities do not believe the Oroville Dam itself is threatened, but a hypothetical catastrophic breach is being discussed nonetheless.
February 17th
Maybe don't actually use it back there though.
February 17th
Yes, a Death Star is involved.
February 17th
A new IMAX film 'Dream Big' believes the solution to engineering's diversity problem is just waiting to be inspired.
February 17th
Project Loon presses onwards, but not without challenges.
February 17th
James Webb is only the beginning.
February 16th
Both the Neolithic and Bronze Ages are represented in the huge find.
February 16th
In space and on the ground, these telescopes are going to reveal the universe in more detail than ever before.
February 16th
Because 2D is so 20th century.
February 16th
A Harvard team says they hope to create a mammoth embryo within the next two years.
February 16th
Decades of double-digit defense increases pay off.
February 16th
The decision leaves the United States the only carrier power in the Western Hemisphere.
February 16th
That could tell us something really interesting about Earth.
February 16th
Advice from our resident consumer protection attorney.
February 16th
Whether you use a gun case, a lock box, or a full safe, be responsible and secure your firearms all the time.
February 16th
"What is this? A treadmill for ants?!"
February 16th
A tunnel boring company, that is.
February 16th
Difficulty level: Hard
February 16th
It'll have to be more than just hot.
February 16th
It would definitely be a critical hit.
February 16th
Comb through the backlog of data and you just might discover something amazing.
February 16th
The Soviet-designed helicopter landed dramatically in the middle of a two-lane highway in Kazakhstan.
February 16th
Studies predict more carriers, and giant ships stuffed with missiles.
February 16th
In AirSim, the physics are realistic and the cost of a crash is nil.
February 16th
Team O'Neil Rally School's Wyatt Knox teaches you the how and why of heel-and-toe shifting, and how to skip the clutch altogether.
February 16th
Apple is preparing to do battle with "Right to Repair" legislation in Nebraska, but there's more than just phones at stake.
February 15th
America needs new missiles, bombers, and submarines. Or does it?
February 15th
Simon Optix is the new way to remember long, pointless combinations of colors.