Popular Mechanics

 
May 22nd
Using only some PVC, metal pipe, and duct tape, you can build homemade javelins and launch them hundreds of feet.
May 22nd
We all want healthier grass. Follow these easy steps to grow it.
May 22nd
The addition of only a handful of self-driving cars could eliminate traffic jams.
May 22nd
They're not the best for rigorous adventures, but these hammocks are backyard mainstays when you need some serious relaxation.
May 22nd
A little less bulky than your average hologram helmet.
May 22nd
You'll get where you need to go, but don't expect to be comfortable doing it.
May 22nd
Two astronauts will venture outside the station to replace a failed computer system.
May 22nd
The names we give paint colors are basically arbitrary anyway, so why not just let an AI have some fun with it?
May 22nd
Jim Hackett has led Ford's mobility unit since March of last year. Now he leads the whole company.
May 21st
This summer, bring the outdoors in!
May 21st
The U.S. Pacific Command said it tracked the missile before it landed into the sea.
May 21st
Want one? Head to your local farm supply store.
May 21st
Even with no A/C and no power steering, this Mini can go the distance.
May 21st
Logitech offers one of the gaming mouse selections in the business. This article will help you better navigate the company's product lineup and choose the right piece of gaming gear for your needs and budget.
May 20th
From a spare Lightning cable, though a keyboard cover, all the way to a carrying case for the Apple Pencil, we've rounded up some of our favorite iPad and iPad Pro accessories.
May 20th
An American drives a seemingly boring diesel Peugeot, and promptly falls in love.
May 20th
From educational to stress-relieving, these are the apps you'll want to refresh your little one's tablet with. Oh, and they're each fun, too!
May 20th
Hilcorp and the Fish and Wildlife Service worked out a plan to minimize disturbance.
May 20th
The ruling demonstrated the schism in the drone world.
May 20th
If you want a fun car, but don't want to have to stop for gas all the time, you're actually spoiled for choice. This list features a number of genuinely fun cars that'll get 30 mpg, or better, on the highway, as certified by the EPA.
May 19th
It wasn't just stunning visuals that made the film a classic.
May 19th
The heart was preserved from one of nine blue whales that died in Canada in 2014.
May 19th
After delivering an impressive 13-inch Spectre x360 last year, HP brought everything we loved about it into a larger form factor with even better specs.
May 19th
The seed vault is designed to hold seeds to all the world's crops for hundreds or thousands of years. Unless climate change gets in the way.
May 19th
Nature's super slow prototyping process would look completely different for humans living on another planet.
May 19th
The majority of reincarnated humans would die again pretty quickly.
May 19th
It could supply over 80 million people with wind power, and major players are betting on it.
May 19th
Get your air conditioner ready.
May 19th
Tabby's star, famous for its inexplicable dips in brightness, is going through one of those dips right now.
May 19th
The U.S. military is describing the interaction as "unprofessional."
May 19th
"Folklore remedies" only put you at greater risk for dangerous diseases.
May 19th
Get 90 percent off this all-purpose privacy tool.
May 18th
All hail the hatchback, king of fuel-efficient versatility.
May 18th
Get portable power without messy gas or fumes.
May 18th
But you still need a human to haul the actual trash.
May 18th
The old battlewagons have serious firepower, but there are good reasons not to.
May 18th
Difficulty level: Very Hard
May 18th
It's basically the lower half of Iron Man's suit, minus rocket boosters and armor.
May 18th
If you're training for the next big race or just want to get to work on time, these are the some of the finest examples of human-powered transportation.
May 18th
In a word: tunnels. In two words: fast tunnels.
May 18th
Here's the science and mechanics behind how telescopes produce their incredible images.
May 18th
The FCC's three commissioners voted 2-1, with the lone Democrat opposed.
May 18th
Up in the air in the Cirrus Vision, the single-engine "personal jet."
May 18th
King Willem-Alexander was a regular "guest pilot" on KLM's Fokker 70 planes for decades.