Popular Mechanics

 
June 26th
Scientists worry that we may have saturated the Earth's natural carbon sinks.
June 26th
With "four acres of sovereign territory," the HMS Queen Elizabeth will launch U.S. F-35Bs during its first years of service.
June 26th
Like a minimalist Office Space.
June 26th
The AIM-9X Sidewinder failed to bring down an aging attack jet.
June 26th
The Vision is an airless tire with a whole slew of other strange features.
June 26th
Crashes, ground accidents, and tornadoes, and crippled aircraft were all on the menu last week.
June 26th
The pilot asked passengers to "pray" twice.
June 26th
Out-of-context quotes can only go so far.
June 26th
Here's exactly what you'll need to add a turbo to a naturally-aspirated engine.
June 26th
It's more than a big, goofy switch.
June 26th
Betelgeuse is a huge red supergiant, so we can get pretty good images of the enormous star.
June 26th
The event has doubled in size over the past two years.
June 26th
A step on the road to, yes, flying cars.
June 26th
Following in the footsteps of last year's mini console smash hit, Nintendo returns with the SNES Classic.
June 26th
If you dream it, you can create it.
June 26th
The latest on the tourist boat packed with more than 150 passengers that capsized, leaving at least six people dead.
June 26th
Skyscrapers, museums, concert halls, desert homes, and more.
June 25th
Using fluid dynamics to understand fossils from the Ediacaran period.
June 25th
The list of things found on our dollars includes DNA from our pets, traces of drugs, and bacteria and viruses that cause disease.
June 25th
Turns out flying pilots at high altitudes is still biologically tricky.
June 25th
An ingenious workaround for the goggleless.
June 24th
The Russian pilot can be seen in the cockpit in some images.
June 24th
A spokeswoman for the House of Commons said the incident affected lawmakers and other parliamentary staff's ability to log on its system and use their emails.
June 24th
The answer is yes, but you don't really have to.
June 24th
The tower top is a huge sail-shaped crown that can provide LED light shows.
June 24th
The original plan fell apart—and then, amazingly, fell into place.
June 24th
The original Turbo was so challenging, they call it the Widowmaker. For Bill MacEachern, it's his daily driver—even in Canadian winters.
June 23rd
The new Surface model continues the tradition of exceptional design and build quality set by the the rest of the product family. It also comes with a brand-new Windows 10 variant, built with enhanced performance and security in mind.
June 23rd
Turns out you can turn anything into a house.
June 23rd
New research indicates there may be an undiscovered planet lurking in our solar system, in addition to the one we're already searching for.
June 23rd
Use a leaf vacuum to collect leaves without creating a mess.
June 23rd
There are many reasons why this MG Metro-based Tracer TXC couldn't make it into production. Starting with its weirdo headlights.
June 23rd
The species name is a latinized version of "stardust," as in, Ziggy.
June 23rd
A lawsuit alleges Comcast and its contractors deliberately cut all the cables of a competing service provider.
June 23rd
The New Midsize Airplane (NMA) will have more composites than any other Boeing passenger plane.
June 23rd
We have no idea if this is feasible, but it sure looks scary.
June 23rd
The best vessels for carrying that high quality H20.
June 23rd
We've all been using the same Coleman camp stove for years. It's time to find out if there's something better out there.
June 23rd
And every ride puts a smile on your face.
June 23rd
My father flew a B-17 Flying Fortress during WWII. Now it's my turn.
June 23rd
Paul Dirac was trying to reconcile relativity with quantum mechanics and ended up predicting the existence of antimatter.
June 22nd
How times have changed.
June 22nd
New fighters, more roles for unmanned aircraft, and a new fifth generation missile.
June 22nd
Why get a ratcheting screwdriver? Since you never have to loosen your grip, you're less likely to lose contact with the screw head or strip the screw.
June 22nd
A member of Canada's elite special force shattered the previous world record by half a mile.
June 22nd
His segmented mirror design is at the core of cutting edge telescopes on Earth and, soon, in orbit.